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COMMON SERVICEBERRY
Amelanchier arborea

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Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX, Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Very hardy.

Has fragrant Flower.

Native to Eastern North America.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

COMMON SERVICEBERRY, DOWNY SERVICEBERRY, JUNEBERRY

Tree Characteristics

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 20 - 25 feet.

Width: 30 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 40 to 150 years.

Leaves Ovate to Elliptic, Medium Green, Red, Gold, Orange or Multicolored, Deciduous.

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

Prolific, Purple, Red or Black Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible.

Bark Light Gray, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 6.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Loam Texture.

Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Fire Blight.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Attracts Birds.

Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Amelanchier arborea Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 20, 2018.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/amelanchier-arborea >

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