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Downy Serviceberry (Amelanchier arboria)

Scientific Name: Amelanchier arborea
Available Size: 4-6′

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Description

Type: Deciduous shrub or small tree

Family: Rosaceae

Height:15-25 feet

Spread: 15-25 feet

Native Range: Eastern North America, statewide in Missouri

Site Requirements:

Soil: somewhat tolerant to a wide range of soils.

Water: Medium

Sunlight needs: full sun to part shade

Tolerates: clay soil, air pollution

Landscape use: Shrub border, naturalized areas

Brief Description: Easily grown, early flowering shrub or small tree, berries are edible and similar in taste and appearance to blueberries. One of Missouri’s tastiest native edibles. 

Wildlife Benefits: Birds are attracted to fruits

Possible Problems: No serious problems. Rust, leaf spot, fire blight and powdery mildew are occasional disease problems, and sawfly, leaf miner, borers, and scale are occasional insect pests.

Stand out Features: Showy, fragrant and early flowers, edible berries, good fall color

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