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AUTUMN BRILLIANCE APPLE SERVICEBERRY
Amelanchier × grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'

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Photo Locations: Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT and UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA

General Notes

A hybrid between Amelanchier arborea × Amelanchier laevis.

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches don't droop and resist breakage. Brilliant orangish red fall color. Fruits are used in jams and pies.

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 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 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 3 - 8.

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 'Autumn Brilliance' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 16, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/amelanchier-×-grandiflora-autumn-brilliance >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.