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Manchurian Apricot vs Garrington Chokecherry

Prunus armeniaca var. mandshurica

Prunus virginiana Garrington

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Manchurian Apricot
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Manchurian Apricot is a winter-hardy relative of the native plum. This tree can stand some drought, but will not handle standing water or saturated moist soils. It can be used in shelterbelts, hedges, or as an ornamental. Manchurian Apricot will also attract songbirds, rabbits, and other rodents if left uncontrolled.

This tree will produce fruit once it reaches maturity at between two and five years old. Other famous cultivars of Manchurian Apricot include Scout Apricot, Moongold, and many more.

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.

MANCHURIAN APRICOT QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2b
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 5 m (18 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: orange to yellow
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Flowers: early bloom ranging from white to light pink
Bark: reddish to cinnamon brown
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: medium
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high







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