Allegheny Serviceberry Tree

Allegheny Serviceberry Tree

Allegheny Serviceberry Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Amelanchier laevis
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; prefers moist soil but will tolerate a range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Irregular; often has two or three trunks
Height:   15 to 25
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   1 to 3" alternate, simple leaves; new growth emerges as bronze purple; glossy green in summer; clear yellow to red fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Small white flowers in spring; sweet, berries turn magenta to purple
Comments:    Native; fruit attracts birds; smooth gray bark; often sold as A. arborea
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Snowcloud