Amur corktree - Rutaceae Phellodendron amurense

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PHAM2

Taxonomy

FamilyRutaceae
GenusPhellodendron
Speciesamurense
Common NameAmur corktree
iTree CodePHAM2

Plant Form

FormTree: medium, often branching low with rounded or irregular crown
Height50 feet
Spread40 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliage5-11 leaflets, 10-15” long, smooth edgesLeaf Type Information IconCompound - Pinnate
Needles0
Barkvery corky in feel, furrowed/ridged, light gray
Budbud hidden under leaf stem; red/brown coming to a pointBud Arrangement Information IconAlternate
Twigstout, reddish to reddish-gray on current growth
Flowermale and female on separate trees(dioecious)
Fruitsmall drupe, green then purple/black at maturity (female only)
Fall Coloryellow

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min3aMin-99.0SoilUnknown
Max7bMax-99.0SprayUnknown

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
UnknownUnknownUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. Native
Region of OriginEastern Asia
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