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Downy Serviceberry

Amelanchier arborea 'Autumn Brilliance'

Trail Number:
C23

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Description

Family:
Rosaceae

Foliage:
n/a

Native Locale:
Maine to Iowa, south to northern Florida and Louisiana

Mature Height:
15 to 25 feet

Mature Width:
Variable

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 4 to 9

Soil Preference:
Moist, well- drained, acid soil

Growth Habit:
Multi- stemmed large shrub or small tree with a rounded crown of many small branches; often dissipates in old age to a rounded form; beautiful in winter dress with an understated elegance

Rate of Growth:
Medium, 9 to 10' in 5 to 8 year period

Disease and Insect:
Rust, leaf blight, fire blight, powdery mildews, fruit rot, leaf miner, borers, pear leaf blister mite, pear slug sawfly, willow scurfy

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • White flowers; edible fruits; this cultivar has brilliant red fall color

Photos

Flower - Downy ServiceberryLeaf - Downy ServiceberrySummer - Downy Serviceberry