- Common Name(s):
- Downy serviceberry, Shadbush
Native; fruit attracts birds; smooth, gray bark, produces the largest fruit of any serviceberry. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 10-25 ft.
- Small, white flowers in spring; sweet berries turn magenta to purple-black
- Sun to partial shade; prefers moist soil but will tolerate a range of soil types (dry, clay, sand, wet)
- Irregular branching; narrow, rounded crown
- 10-15 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 1 to 3 in. simple, alternate leaves; yellow to orange fall color
NCCES plant id: 1912