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Mequon Campus Trees: Schubert Chokecherry


 Prunus virginiana 'Schubert'

Schubert Chokecherry

described by Margaret Kaiser


Irregular oval to rounded crown, somewhat

sweeping branchlets, 2/28/2019

 Black knot, 2/28/2019


 Leaf out, 4/22/2019

  small fragrant 3" white raceme blooms



Description: Irregular, oval to rounded crown to 20-30’ tall, small fragrant white flowers in 3” raceme bloom in mid-spring, elliptical to obovate leaves emerge green turning maroon-purple in summer and fall with golden yellow to orange fall color, often suckers from root system, susceptible to many insects and diseases especially black knot


Winter Characteristics:  Reddish-brown twigs with white lenticels and pointy buds, not pleasant if severe black knot issue


Spring Characteristics:   Fragrant white flowers in 3” raceme and bright green emerging leaves


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Schubert Chokecherry