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Amelanchier alnifolia

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Description
  • Subject to leaf spot diseases
  • Soil: prefers moist but tolerates a range of soil conditions
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#deciduous#fall color#full sun#partial shade#spring#white flowers#shrub#red leaves#yellow leaves#spring flowers#cpp#summer fruit#edible garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#deciduous#fall color#full sun#partial shade#spring#white flowers#shrub#red leaves#yellow leaves#spring flowers#cpp#summer fruit#edible garden
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Amelanchier
    Species:
    alnifolia
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Great Plains
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Multi-trunked
    Rounded
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    Juicy, edible fruit ripen in early summer, are 0.3 to 0.5 inches, and are bluish-purple in color.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    The white flowers appear in spring and are 0.75 inches.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves have variable fall color of red/ yellow.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No