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The Downy Serviceberry can be expected to grow
in the zones listed. More information can be found on the arborday.org
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The Downy Serviceberry falls into the following type(s): Flowering
The Downy Serviceberry grows to be 15' to 25' feet in height.
The Downy Serviceberry has a spread of about 15' to 25' at full maturity.
This tree grows at a Medium growth rate.
The Downy Serviceberry does well in Full, Partial Shade exposure(s).
The Downy Serviceberry grows in Acidic, Moist, Well Drained soils.
The Downy Serviceberry has a(n) Rounded shape.
Fruit loved by birds.
Delicate, white blossoms.
This tree is an all-season beauty. Early in the spring, beautiful white clusters of blooms set it off against the new green of spring. Vivid red- and gold-hued foliage graces the landscape in the fall. And plump red berries are a favorite of birds in summer. The berries are also popular with the human crowd for pies, preserves and fresh eating.
Its year-round interest and smaller size make the downy serviceberry a versatile choice for landscaping.
Each tree and plant is guaranteed to grow, or we'll replace it within one year of shipment.
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.
Potted (also called containerized) trees are shipped in 4" containers. Because the roots are packed in soil, the trees don't
need to be dormant for shipping. Benefits to potted trees include:
Natural root (also called bare root) trees are shipped without soil around their roots. They are shipped when dormant in the spring and fall seasons. We dip the roots in a hydrating gel to keep them moist during shipping. Some advantages of natural root trees:
The Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University has an interesting article about the benefits of planting natural root trees. Look for the PDF entitled Creating the Urban Forest: The Bare Root Method
Plugged trees are grown in a soil plug. While not shipped in a pot, these trees do have soil around the roots. Benefits of this type of tree include:
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