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Prunus maackii /Manchurian Cherry

Prunus maackii   / Prunus maackii
Foliage in spring
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Foliage in spring

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Scientific Name: Prunus maackii
Common Name: Manchurian Cherry
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: Excellent cold hardiness and does best in northern part of its zones of adaptation and can not tolerate high heat and humidity. Has large numbers of fragrant, white flowers in spring followed by marble size black fruit. Birds love the cherries and humans use them in jams and jellies.