SelecTree: Tree Detail
Amelanchier × grandiflora
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
A hybrid between Amelanchier arborea × Amelanchier laevis.
Utility friendly tree.
Flowers are formed in drooping cluster. Branches don't droop, and resist breakage.
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.
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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