Amelanchier arborea
Downy serviceberry

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DESCRIPTION
Downy serviceberry
Amelanchier arborea
BENEFITS
Blooms early, even before the leaves appear
Nectar attracts butterflies and other pollinators
Provides berries for robins, bluebirds and other birds
Handsome landscape plant that grows well in moist soil
Edible berries are delicious in jams, jellies and pies
Great fall color
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Found in open, rocky woods and slopes, wood borders and stream banks.

Interesting Facts

Researchers have documented at least 26 different types of wildlife that feed on this plant. It is especially popular with songbirds starting in June when the fruit reaches maturity.

GROWING TIPS

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerant of a somewhat wide range of soils.

Mature Size: 15-25ft. Wide x 15-25ft. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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