Downy Serviceberry

Amelanchier arborea spp. arbor

Amélanchier aborescent

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


In nature Open fields, fencerows, edges of woods, thickets, stream banks..


Caring for Downy Serviceberry

A low maintenance tree.

It is happiest in Prefers acidic, moist, well-drained soils.

In terms of water, Downy Serviceberry needs Low to moderate need for water.