Serviceberry

$1.25

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Amelanchier alnifolia

Size/Zone: BR 12-24″

Sun: Full sun, can tolerate sun or some shade, or full shade

Soil Conditions: Moist well drained soil

Special Uses: Supports pollinators, birds, wildlife, forage, cover, food, and bank stabilization

Easy to grow small tree/large shrub that forms thickets. White flowers and bluish black berries which birds feed upon.

Habitat Notes: Adaptable small tree / large shrub that forms thickets. Grows in moist to dry soils in sun or partial shade.  Great mid-level canopy tree. Often found in local hedgerows along pastures.

ID Notes:  Distinctive blueberry like fruit in late summer, early fall. Delicate, small rounded leaves with slight jagged outer edge.

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Description

Height at 20 yrs. 12 ft. Deer Browse Moderate
Mature Height 30 ft. Wildlife Value High
Growth Rate Moderate Timber Value No
Lifespan Long Resprout Ability Yes
Moisture Use Moderate Hardiness Moderate-High
Drought Tolerance Moderate  
Sun Tolerance High  

USDA Plant Database

Wildflower Native Plant Database

Photo Credits: The Wild Garden, www.nwplants.com, Walter Siegmund