Phellodendron amurense /Amur Corktree

Phellodendron amurense  / Phellodendron amurense
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Close-up image of corktree flowers and foliage

Knobby tree trunk of the corktree

Clusters of fruit and foliage

Compound leaf

Landscape tree

Typical branching haabit

Bark along trunk and branch

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Scientific Name: Phellodendron amurense
Common Name: Amur Corktree
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Male and female flowers on separate trees and to avoid litter under trees, plant only male trees. A medium sized tree with interesting bark and picturesque form that can be used as a shade or specimen. It may become an invasive species. Good points for it are that it is pest free plus being drought tolerant and pollution tolerant.