Amur Corktree, Amur Cork Tree Phellodendron amurense - Phellodendron kodamanum

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Botanical Name:

Phellodendron amurense







Common Name:

Amur Corktree, Amur Cork Tree

30-40 feet
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days. cold stratify for 30 days. cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Research Needed. can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Phellodendron Amurense is a deciduous Tree growing to 12 m (39ft) by 15 m (49ft).
* Native to eastern Asia, northern China, Manchuria, Korea, Ussuri, Amur, and Japan. more...
* More upright branching than P. amurense, bark may be less corky, native to central Japan.
* More upright branching than P. amurense, vase shaped, said to grow very quickly, native to Korea, Japan, western China.
* It is a good landscape tree for large open spaces.
* The bark is thick and corky and can be used as a source of cork. more...
* Dark green compound leaves 10-15" long, in habit, usually broader than tall when mature and grown in the open, with a few massive spreading branches. more...
* Amur cork tree, called Huang Bai in China, is commonly used in Chinese herbalism, where it is considered to be one of the 50 fundamental herbs, but one that should be used with care.
* This species is occasionally cultivated for timber in S.E. Europe.
* The bark is a cork substitute. more...
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