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Amelanchier × grandiflora

Amelanchier × grandiflora Amelanchier × grandiflora Amelanchier × grandiflora

Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

A hybrid between Amelanchier arborea × Amelanchier laevis.

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Flowers are formed in drooping cluster. Branches don't droop, and resist breakage.

Family: Rosaceae

Tree Characteristics

Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 15 - 25 feet.

Width: 15 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, Red, Gold or Orange, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Persistent, Red Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Edible.

Bark Gray, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 6.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Salinity Tolerance is Moderate Inland.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Leaf Miner, Cambium Miner, Borer, Spider Mites and Aphids, Leaf Blight, Black Mildew, Fire Blight, Powdery Mildew and Rust.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container or Street Tree.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Amelanchier × grandiflora Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 20, 2018.
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