- Latin Name- Amelanchier Selection Hardy Planting Zone- 2-9 Mature Height- 6-25 ft Width- 4-20 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun
The serviceberry trees grow white, silky flowers in the spring, and develops purplish to reddish berries in the early summer. The berries are tasty and can be made into your favorite jams and pies. The leaves turn from a bluish-green to a foliage reddish-orange to yellow in the fall. Other known names include Juneberry, Amelanchier spp., sugarplum or chuckle pear, among others, and are in the rose family. The serviceberry tree grows around 15 to 25 feet. It also grows as a large shrub for that perfect landscape. They are shipped to the consumer when the trees are at least 7 to 10 feet tall when the branches are sturdy and have a strong stem.
Serviceberry trees are an excellent way to bring color and life to a garden. It is covered with small white flowers during the spring and also produces berries that small wildlife adores. During the fall months, the leaves change to an orange color and paint a beautiful picture. They are very easy to grow and care for. It can be trimmed to be kept to specific heights for all areas.