SelecTree: Tree Detail
Amelanchier arborea subsp. laevis
Photo Locations: Longwood Gardens - Kennette Square, PA, Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL and UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA
Has fragrant Flower.
Erect with a Low Canopy.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 30 - 35 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Elliptic to Ovate, Green, Red or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Prolific, Purple, Red or Mostly Blue Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Edible.
Bark Light Gray or Red Brown, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 6.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Spider Mites, Fire Blight.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Amelanchier arborea subsp. laevis Tree Record." 1995-2021. Jan 21, 2021.
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