Amelanchier canadensis--Shadblow Serviceberry
Hardiness Zones: 3 to 7
Height: 15 to 25 ft
Spread: 6 to 10 ft
Type: deciduous large shrub, small multi-stem or single-stem tree
Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches
Fruit: Red turning to blue
Comments: This small tree has erect stems that form multi-stemmed clumps.
It can also be trained when young, to a single-stem form. The small clusters of white flowers are followed by blue fruits that are edible and often eaten by birds. The fall color is usually yellow with red or orange. The plant is useful in wet soils.
It can be used as an accent piece alone, or mixed with evergreens in a
forest look or screen.
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