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Downy Serviceberry

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$26.99
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Ships
November Through April
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Usage
Shade Providing Plants, Flowering,
Usage
Shade Providing Plants, Flowering,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Bloom Color
White,
Bloom Season
Spring,

Reviews (1)

  • 3
    Waiting on new ones

    Posted by Douglas on 6th May 2016

    One left is planted - so far no new growth (about 3 weeks). Will see what happens, give it some more time. Company agreed to resending out the ones that were dead.

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Description

Downy Serviceberry - Amelanchier arborea

 The Downy Serviceberry grows as a small tree or shrub, growing anywhere from the woods, on roadsides, and in backyards. These trees tolerate mild climates and drought conditions. The Downy Serviceberry is a pleasant shrub flowering in the early Spring before many early Spring flowering trees and shrubs. The flowers are delicate white petals that develop into an edible fruit in the Summer. The small round fruits turn from red to blue, purple, and black around June. Often the Serviceberry is referred to as Juneberry. The Downy Serviceberry fruit has a sweet flavor that can be eaten raw, or in a variety of recipes. Later in the year, the foliage of the Downy Serviceberry is slender red leaves that complement the fall landscape. The Downy Serviceberry is merely a beauty all year and is an excellent addition to a culinary scene or a small yard.

 

Downy serviceberry also called common serviceberry.

It is native growing from Canada all over the United States. Buds on this plant are slender and have pointed tips. The scales on this tree can be seen. The leaves are ovate or elliptical. The flowers on this tree are near perfect with five petals and show up during the early spring. This bush can add color and style to one's yard.

 

It also requires good drainage and air circulation and should always be watered during a drought.

Bees will also pollinate the flowers, and the fruit is a reddish purple color. The fruit from this tree looks like an apple, and they ripe in the summer and the birds love them. The wood is hardy and robust. Sometimes it can be used to make handles on tools; some Indians used it to make arrows. Want to add value? Plant shrubbery The flowers can sometimes be gathered for church services and other occasions. It can grow high, up to 35 feet will spread 20 feet. This tree suckers from the base of the trunk and can cause a maintenance issue. This bush can bring up the value of one's home.

Downy Serviceberry

 

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