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Downy Serviceberry Amelanchier arborea var. arborea

Other Common Name(s):

Other plants called Downy Serviceberry:

Phonetic Spelling
am-eh-LAN-kee-er ar-BOR-ee-ah vah-RYE-eh-tee ar-BOR-ee-ah
Description

Soil: most to dry soil

Form: can also have irregular branching and be narrow

Texture: Medium to fine

Cultivars:
Tags:
#native#gold#red#white#butterflies#pink#deciduous#fall color#birds#full sun#partial shade#orange#white flowers#orange leaves#pink flowers#white flower#native tree#tree#red leaves#fall foliage#dry soil#cpp#pink flower#gold leaves#deer resistant
Cultivars:
Tags:
#native#gold#red#white#butterflies#pink#deciduous#fall color#birds#full sun#partial shade#orange#white flowers#orange leaves#pink flowers#white flower#native tree#tree#red leaves#fall foliage#dry soil#cpp#pink flower#gold leaves#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Amelanchier
    Species:
    arborea
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Wildlife Value:
    Fruit attracts birds; nectar plant for butterflies
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Enhancement
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    dry soil, mildly resistant to damage by deer
    Dimensions:
    Height: 15 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 10 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Multi-stemmed
    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)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Description:
    The plant has small, reddish-purple, apple-like fruits. The fruit attracts birds.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Shape:
    Star
    Flower Description:
    This plant has dropping racemes of star-shaped, white to pale pink flowers that bloom in early spring.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Dry Soil