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Shadblow Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis


Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8   View Map
  • Blooms in March and April (depending on location), with delicate white flowers arranged in clusters
  • Is one of the finest small trees for fall color, with leaves turning vivid shades of red and gold
  • Produces berry-like fruit that ripens in June, changing from green to red to purplish black
  • Grows in a rounded shape

Tree Details

Shape

Rounded

Growth Speed

Medium

Mature Height

15' - 25'

Mature Spread

15' - 25'

Shipping Height

2'

Scientific Name

Amelanchier canadensis

Highlights

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.

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Moist, Well Drained

Wildlife Value

The fruit this tree produces is loved by birds.

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