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Amelanchier canadensis

Also called Shadblow Serviceberry


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The Dow Gardens Archive, Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org

The Dow Gardens Archive, Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org

More About Amelanchier canadensis

  • White flowers
  • Grayish-green round leaves turn to medium-green in the summer
  • Brilliant yellow to red colour in the fall
  • Red to purplish-black edible fruit in June attracts birds
  • Suitable for naturalized plantings
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

3-4 m

Colour:

White
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Serviceberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Serviceberry tolerates a wide range of soils and conditions. It can be grown as a specimen tree or a multi-stemmed plant.


Amelanchier canadensis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Berries
Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Oval
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright
Tree form

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Amelanchier canadensis

Amelanchier laevis

Amelanchier laevis

Allegheny Serviceberry