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Amelanchier canadensis

Common Name(s):
Serviceberry, Shadbush, Shadbush serviceberry
Cultivar(s):
Prince William
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Native; fruit attracts birds; irregular branching; narrow, rounded crown; yellow and gold fall foliage; flowers after A. arborea; produces suckers; occurs naturally in bogs and wet sites

Height:
6-20 ft.
Flower:
Upright, white and light pink flowers in early spring; sweet, purplish black berries
Zones:
3-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil but tolerates dry soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Irregular; low, shrubby, often multi-stemmed plant
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil, but tolerates moisture well
Fruit:
Sweet, purplish-black berries
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
1.5 to 2.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; yellow to orange fall color

NCCES plant id: 438

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