Shadbush Serviceberry Tree

Shadbush Serviceberry Tree

Shadbush Serviceberry Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Amelanchier canadensis
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil but tolerates dry soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Irregular; low, shrubby, often multistemed plant
Height:   6 to 15
Weight:   15 to 20'
Leaf:   1.5 to 2.5" alternate, simple leaves; yellow to orange fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Upright, white and light pink flowers in early spring; sweet, purplish black berries
Comments:    Native; flowers after A. arborea; produces suckers; occurs naturally in bogs and wet sites
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --