Allegheny serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis)

USDA Hardiness Zones

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Allegheny serviceberry
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Allegheny serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
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
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, oval to irregular form; single or multi-stemmed tree; 15-25’ tall; 15-20’ wide; can sucker at base of plant; produces white flowers in early spring; bronze to purplish-red new leaves in spring that turn green; edible purple fruit in June that attracts birds; orange to reddish-bronze fall color; full sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained, loamy, slightly acid soil; does poorly in poorly drained, heavy clay soil; sensitive to road salt and drought; plant in spring only; native to Wisconsin; hardy to zone 3a

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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