Shadblow serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Shadblow serviceberry
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Shadblow serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3b
Mature Height Mature Height
8 to 10 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, large, suckering shrub that can form thickets; 8-10’ tall; 10-15’ wide; smooth, gray bark; white flowers are borne with the leaves in spring; edible, purple fruit in June that attracts birds; yellow fall color; full sun to partial shade; prefers a moist, well-drained, loamy, slightly acid soil, intolerant to poorly drained, compacted, heavy clay soil; sensitive to road salt and drought; plant in spring only; do not shear; native to eastern U.S.; hardy to zone 3b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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