97 Amur Cork Tree

Broadly oval, medium green, not very dense canopy of the Amur Cork Tree.Facts About Amur Cork Tree

Phellodendron amurense

Native to: Northern China and Manchuria
Crown: Broadly oval
Height: 35 - 40 feet
Width: 35 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate

Characteristics: Amur Cork Tree is a broadly spreading tree with a short trunk and an open, rounded crown of a few large, often horizontally arranged branches. It has thick foliage, with leathery green leaves turning yellow in fall. The bark of this tree has an interesting furrowed quality that develops with age. It is resistant to most insects and diseases.

Negative Features: Some find the fruit a nuisance. Surface roots can cause problems with sidewalks. Seeds will germinate, use seedless forms.

Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector and residential streets.

Comments: Amur Cork Tree is a good shade tree for tough urban conditions that is seldom planted. A cultivar 'Macho' is seedless.

Amur Cork Tree trunk featuring deeply furrowed, highly textured, medium grey bark.
Engraved stone sign for Amur Cork Tree, Phellodendron amurense.
Graphic of a golden, smiling sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 8 ft.