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Serviceberry

Botanical Name
Amelanchier species
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9, varies with species
Height
3 to 25 feet
Width
Variable
Flowers
May: white in pendulous racemes, emerge with leaves
Fruit
Berry-like pome, red maturing to black
Fall Color
Yellows, oranges and reds
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap or container stock
  • Often slow to adjust to transplanting
  • Moderate salt tolerance
Problems
Rust, scale, aphids, mildew
Varieties
  • Amelanchier laevis 'Snowcloud' - fastigiate form, leaves are blue-green, orange in fall
  • Amelachier x grandiflora 'Princess Diana' & 'Autumn Brilliance' - good flowers, fruit and fall color

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