Prunus maackii, features striking bark, flowers and autumn colour. The cinnamon coloured, peeling, shiny bark is showcased at it’s best in the winter months. The dense, green, rounded canopy explodes with white, fragrant flowers in long racemes in early-mid May. A multitude of tiny black fruits amongst red and gold foliage follow in autumn.
Prunus maackii is a fairly fast growing tree reaching an estimated height and spread of 4 x 4 metres in 20 years. This variety thrives in cold situations and prefers full sun to partial shade, growing well in any soil of medium moisture level. Offering both spring and winter interest, this flowering tree is pollution tolerant, making it an ideal choice for urban gardens.