Prunus maackii ‘Jefree’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 25′ high x 16′ wide
Tree Form: Round, upright
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Features: Single white flowers, tiny fruit
Fall Color: Yellow
Description: An Amur cherry hybrid with improved resistance to frost cracking, and black knot. Amur Cherry Goldrush has a rounded, upright growth habit, exfoliating coppery-orange bark, and attractive dark green foliage. A beautiful four season accent tree!
Ornamental Features: Clusters of white flowers in mid spring followed by black fruit in late summer. Foliage is dark green throughout the season and turns a brilliant yellow in the fall. The exfoliating bark is coppery-orange adding winter interest.
Landscape Attributes: This low maintenance tree, is best pruned in late winter and resistant to black knot. Excellent accent tree and a good choice for attracting birds to your yard.