Downy Serviceberry Shadbush Tree

Downy Serviceberry Shadbush Tree

Downy Serviceberry Shadbush Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Amelanchier arborea
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 (dry, clay, sand, wet)
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Irregular branching; narrow, rounded crown
Height:   10 to 25
Weight:   10 to 15'
Leaf:   1 to 3" simple, alternate leaves; yellow to orange fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Small white flowers in spring; sweet, berries turn magenta to purple-black
Comments:    Native; fruit attracts birds; smooth gray bark; produces the largest fruit of any serviceberry
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --