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Carmine Jewel Cherry vs Amur Maackia

Prunus cerasus x fruticosa Carmine Jewel

Maackia amurensis

NOT AVAILABLE THIS SEASON

(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Carmine Jewel Cherry
Amur Maackia

Carmine Jewel Cherry is a hardy deciduous shrub and hybrid variety of the University of Saskatchewan Sour Cherry. It produces dark, black cherries with small pits that are good for pies and wine making. The hardiest of the dwarf sour cherry varieties, Carmine Jewel Cherry is a beautiful accent or landscape/orchard tree.

Carmine Jewel is often the first cherry ready in the summer.

Amur Maackia is a robust and pretty tree often used for urban decoration and landscaping. This tree has coppery peeling bark that can sometimes resemble lace. Its upright clusters of small white flowers usually bloom in midsummer. Amur Maackia's Small size makes it a great choice for small yards or limited space.

CARMINE JEWEL CHERRY QUICK FACTS

AMUR MAACKIA QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $9.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 2.0 m (7 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: orange
Fall colour: brown
Berries: large dark purple cherries
Fruit size: 3.5g
Brix (sugar content): 17
Flavor: tart - best for pies and jams
Harvest: late July to early August
Flowers: white
Flowers: upright clusters of small white flowers
Bark: shiny copper colour shedding in curls
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: maackia


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