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Maackii Amurensis
Catalogue A# 2018-009 AZ10
GPS 45D 43' 47" N / 108D 37' 31" W


Maackii amurrensis

Origin: Southeast Asia

Common name: Maackii amurensis

Location: Asian Garden-western edge

Number in accession: 1

Note: Memorial trees to Isabel "Izzy" Harmon

Planted August 2018, new tree-trunk 4" no valuation

Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
        Native Locale: Non-native
        Landscape Uses: Parkway/street, Shade tree, Specimen
        Size Range: Medium tree (25-40 feet), Small tree (15-25 feet)
Mature Height: 20-30 feet
Mature Width: 20-35 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
        Soil Preference: Acid soil, Alkaline soil, Moist, well-drained soil
        Acid Soils: Tolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Tolerant
        Salt Spray: Intolerant
        Soil Salt: Intolerant
        Drought Conditions: Tolerant
        Poor Drainage: Intolerant
        Ornamental Interest: Summer blossoms, Fragrant flowers, Showy flowers, Attractive bark
        Season of Interest: Early winter, Mid winter, Late winter, Early summer, Mid summer
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Fragrant, White
        Shape or Form: Round
        Growth Rate: Slow
        Transplants Well: Yes
        Wildlife: Insect pollinator


Amur maackia is a compact, rounded tree for smaller landscapes. The compound leaves emerge silvery-green in spring changing to medium green in summer. White, spiky flowers appear in mid-summer when little else is flowering and showy, mottled olive-green bark adds to winter interest.

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