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Amelanchier x grandifolia

More About Amelanchier x grandifolia

  • Drooping clusters of light pink flowers fade to white, appearing before the leaves
  • Edible red berries ripen to dark purplish-black in June, attracting birds and other wildlife
  • Glossy leaves emerge bronzish-purple, maturing to dark green
  • Fall colour is yellow to orange-red
  • Flowers are larger than its parents, A. canadensis and A. laevis
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

The ripe berries are safe for human consumption and were used medicinally by Native Americans. Crushed berries were also used in the production of pemmican.

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

White
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Apple Serviceberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Amelanchier grandiflora tolerates many types of soils, growing best in moist, well-drained conditions. Although they naturally occur as a multi-stemmed plant, they can be pruned into single-stemmed tree forms.


Amelanchier x grandifolia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color
Berries

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Tree form
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen
Woodland/woods edge
Screening (privacy)