SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX, Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.
Utility friendly tree.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Eastern North America.
Additional Common Names
COMMON SERVICEBERRY, DOWNY SERVICEBERRY, JUNEBERRY
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.
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.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Amelanchier arborea Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 25, 2018.
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