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Amelanchier humilis

More About Amelanchier humilis

  • White flowers are held in erect clusters
  • Oval to rounded green foliage
  • Brilliant yellow to red foliage in the fall
  • Dark blue-black edible fruit attracts birds
  • Fruit, ripening July and August, can be eaten raw or cooked
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario. Hybridizes naturally with other native amelanchier.

Height:

150-175 cm

Spread:

250-300 cm

Colour:

White
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Low Shadbush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Growing best in a somewhat moist soil, this amelanchier can tolerate a range of soil types and conditions. Tends to sucker, and unless controlled, it will form a colony.


Amelanchier humilis Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Seed
Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Amelanchier humilis