Plant Information

Plant Information

Amur Maackia

Amur maackia (Maackia amurensis)

Planting Site:
N/R +35 yrs

This small (30-foot) deciduous tree is a member of the Pea family. It has showy, fragrant white flowers in June. It can tolerate some shade, but prefers full sun and can be used as a street tree as well as a specimen tree. It can adapt to a wide range of soil conditions.

Maackia amurensisMaackia amurensis


Street: Appropriate for restricted size planting sites; recommended by the City of Chicago Urban Tree Planting List
Park/Residential: Appropriate for landscaped planting sites including public parks, residential property, golf courses, cemeteries, etc.
Legacy: For plantings with an expected life span of more than 60 years; retained 50 percent or more climate suitability in models for the decade 2080
N/R +35 yrs: Not recommended for plantings with an expected life span of more than 35 years