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Amur Cherry vs Garrington Chokecherry

Prunus maackii

Prunus virginiana Garrington

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

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.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

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 in clusters in the late summer
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Flowers: white, in spring
Bark: bronze/red peeling in strips
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: 30 years
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: toxic to animals with segmented stomachs (horses, cattle, deer moose, etc.)


Other Names: amur chokecherry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no