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Amur maackia

Maackia amurensis

Interesting Flower Easy to Maintain Staff Favorite

Characteristics:
Rounded habit and upright branches that arch and spread. Early spring leaf unfolding is a soft silver-gray finally turning a dark green in late spring. Unique white flowers appearing in spring or early summer. This slow growing tree is well suited for the urban environment.

Growing Conditions:
Grows best in full sun and grows well in tough environments and poor soil. Durable and adaptable with no major disease or insect issues.

Uses:
Fixes nitrogen and blooms in June-July.

Height:
25' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Upright vase with rounded crown

Flowers:
Extravagant, upright white clusters of pea-like flowers.

Leaves:
Medium green leaves form in groups of up to 11 leaflets attached to a central stem. In fall the leaves drop when green or brown.

Bark:
Amber or copper with greenish undertones that exfoliates in curls.

Native of Manchuria.