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Amur Cherry vs American Sycamore

Prunus maackii

Platanus occidentalis

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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.

American Sycamore is the largest tree native to eastern North America. Generally too large and messy to be a street tree, American Sycamore thrives in large, open spaces, such as an acreage or farm.

The bark is one of the main features that draw people to this tree. The outer bark flakes off in irregular pieces to reveal an attractive white, green, and cream colored inner layer, providing winter interest.

American Sycamore has an extremely fast growth rate, gaining up to 6 ft in one year, and will easily reach its mature height in a short period of time. Be wary of this trees’ root system, as it’s typically very extensive and needs lots of room to expand.

Note: American Sycamore is a high maintenance tree and requires regular cleaning of leaves, twigs, strips of bark, and seeds.

AMUR CHERRY QUICK FACTS

AMERICAN SYCAMORE QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 23 m (75 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: lemon yellow
Berries: black fruit in clusters in the late summer
Flowers: white, in spring
Bark: bronze/red peeling in strips
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: 30 years
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: high
Suckering: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium



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: yes