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Amelanchier laevis

Common Name(s):
Allegheny serviceberry
Cultivar(s):
Snowcloud
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Native; fruit attracts birds; smooth, gray bark; often sold as A. arborea. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
15-25 ft.
Flower:
Small, white flowers in spring; sweet berries turn magenta to purple
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist soil but will tolerate a range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Irregular; often has two or three trunks
Width:
15-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
1 to 3 in. alternate, simple leaves; new growth emerges as bronze-purple; glossy green in summer; clear yellow to red fall color
Tags:
cpp, deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1913

Amelanchier laevis Amelanchier laevis
Dan Mullen, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0
Amelanchier laevis Amelanchier laevis
Dan Mullen, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0
Amelanchier laevis flower Amelanchier laevis flower
DW Ross, CC BY - 4.0