The Downy Serviceberry provides food for over 40 species of birds. The berries can be used to make jams or pies and taste almost like the berries from the Highbush Blueberry. Other names: Juneberry, Saskatoon, Shadbush, Indian Pear, Amélanchier arbre
Botanical Name: Amelanchier arborea spp. arbor
Nom Français: Amélanchier aborescent
Bloom colour: White
Pollinators: Birds | Mammals
Sun or Shade: Full Sun | Partial Sun
Plant Type: Tree
Height: Up to 35 feet (4 to 10 meters)
It grows well in hardiness zones: 4 to 9
Open fields, fencerows, edges of woods, thickets, stream banks.
Water requirement: Low to moderate need for water.
Prefers acidic, moist, well-drained soils.
A low maintenance tree.
Small tree. Delicate, bushy, multi-stemmed.
Spread: A spread of 15feet to 25feet at maturity.
Styling and Use
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