Downy Serviceberry Shadblow Tree

Downy Serviceberry Shadblow Tree

Downy Serviceberry Shadblow Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Amelanchier arborea var. arborea
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist to dry soil
Texture:   Medium to fine
Form:   Irregular branching; narrow, rounded crown; often multistemmeed
Height:   15 to 25
Weight:   10 to 15'
Leaf:   1 to 3" alternate, simple leaves; gold to red-orange fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Dropping racemes of star shaped, white to pale pink flowers in early spring; small reddish purple apple like fruits
Comments:    Native; fruit attracts birds; nectar plant for butterflies
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --