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Amelanchier laevis

Also called Juneberry


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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Amelanchier laevis

  • Lightly fragrant drooping clusters of white flowers appear before the foliage
  • Edible red berries ripen to dark purplish-black in June
  • Glossy leaves emerge bronzish-purple, maturing to dark green
  • Fall colour is yellow to orange-red
  • Grows in a more formal shape than canadensis
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

White
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Allegheny Serviceberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

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


Amelanchier laevis Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Berries
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Amelanchier laevis