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Amur Cherry vs Garrington Chokecherry

Prunus maackii

Prunus virginiana Garrington

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Amur Cherry
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Amur Cherry is a beautiful, fast-growing ornamental tree. It features attractive bronze/red bark that peels horizontally in strips.

This hardy tree bears white flowers in the spring, black fruit held in clusters in the late summer, and pointy leaves that turn yellow in the fall.

Garrington Chokecherry is a self-fertile and rare chokecherry that is commonly used for commercial orchards. This highly prized selection is known for its heavy yields of large, reddish-black fruit that are easily harvested with an over row harvester.

Garrington Chokecherry is also commonly used for hedges and edible landscaping. This shrubs' chokecherries are commonly used in baking, preserves, wine, and jams or jellies.

AMUR CHERRY QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2b
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: lemon yellow
Berries: black fruit
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Flowers: white, in spring
Flowers: clusters of white flowers
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium



Toxicity: toxic to horses, cattle, etc.)


Other Names: amur chokecherry