Plant Care Amur cherry

Amur cherry

Also known as

Amur cherry, Manchurian cherry and Amur chokecherry

Taxonomy

Prunus maackii
Prunus
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Amur cherry

Water

How often to water your Amur cherry

Water needs for Amur cherry
0.5 cups
every 9

Amur cherry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Amur cherry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Amur cherry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Amur cherry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Amur cherry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Amur cherry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Amur cherry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Amur cherry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Amur cherry is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Amur cherry

Amur cherry


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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