Amur Cork Tree

Arbor Walk #101, Treekeeper ID #1905

The Amur Cork Tree ‘His Majesty’ is an adaptive cultivar to the Missouri area. The Amur Cork Tree is native to China and Japan. The species is able to tolerate some drought conditions and urban pollutants. They are known for attractive, furrowed bark that resembles cork, as is apparent within its name.

Amur Cork Trees are very aggressive and can easily become invasive. Due to this, it is only recommended to plant male cultivars that will not produce fruit, which means it will not spread. Arbor Walk #101 is a male cultivar.

Common NameAmur Cork Tree
Latin NamePhellodendron amurense
Indigenous Name(s)
Cultivar/Variety ‘His Majesty’
Commercial Name