Service Berry Seedlings, Amelanchier Alnifolia
A fruiting tree that offers year-round interest!
This tree puts out lovely white flowers in spring, delicious purple berries in summer, red and orange foliage in fall, and beautiful silver bark in winter. Flowers are essential food sources for native bees and butterflies. Berries attract birds and can be harvested and used for cooking. Planting- Plant individual plants in holes roughly five times the diameter of the root ball, and remove root suckers regularly to avoid stunted shrubby plants. Plants begin to fruit 2-3 years after planting. Vigorous and hardy from zones 4-9, depending on the variety. Self-fertile. Prefers full sun.
Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun, Shade
Height: 6-25 feet
Spread: 5-20 feet
Resistant To Drought, Deer, Heat
This tree is great for shade, especially on these hot summer days. This tree will add value to your home. You will love this tree because of the splash of color it adds in summer and autumn months. This tree grows best in full to partial shade. This plant also loves moist, well-drained soil. The Serviceberry tree can grow to be 20 to 25 feet tall and equally as wide. This tree will make a great addition to any yard, and you will love all the shade it will provide during the summer.