A Tree for All Seasons!
Amur Chokecherry is a large shrub or medium tree with ornamental qualities. Its smaller size makes it ideal for your patio or side yard. You could also use it as a specimen tree in a visible location where its 4-season interest can be enjoyed.
The Amur Chokecherry has a lot to offer year-round. Beginning in spring, dense 3-inch racemes of pristine, white blossoms herald the new season with their fragrance and delicate beauty.
The flowers soon transition to small drupes that ripen from red to black in July, and can be used in tasty jams and jellies. 3-inch, oblong leaves of delightful, light green hues fill out the tree in summer, turning to shades of yellow for fall. However, of all the benefits of this remarkable tree, the bark is perhaps the most beloved.
Similar to a Birch tree, the Amur Chokecherry’s bark peels to reveal various shades of bronze and orange—a stunning display throughout the year, but especially during the winter months when it infuses color into the barren landscape.
Amur Chokecherry will grow to about 25 feet in height with a variable width (depending upon if grown as a shrub or tree). It’s a hardy tree that tolerates some cold, drought and salt conditions. It’s also pest resistance, so you’re less likely to have to spray it. Small mammals and birds love to partake of its fruit, so Chokecherry is even beneficial for your yard’s wildlife.
Truly a tree for all seasons, Amur Chokecherry will bring you interest and enjoyment for years to come.
* Spring flowers
* Decorative bark
* Edible fruit
* Moderate salt tolerance
* Fall interest
* Winter interest
* Cold tolerant
* Pest resistance
* Some drought tolerance
* Adaptive to a variety of soils
* Wildlife interest
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
About Plant Sentry™
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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.
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|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Prunus maackii|
|Mature Height||20 - 30 feet|
|Mature Spread||25 - 30 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|