Tree Detail

Amelanchier canadensis


Serviceberry, Canada

Amelanchier canadensis   

Category: deciduous tree   Size: small

Mature Size: 6-12' x 6-10'

Zone: Down to 2   Growth Rate:


Elevation (if known): To 9,000'

Water: Moist

Soil : Moist, well-drained, acid.

Sun: Full to part shade.

Comments: Plants under this name may actually belong to other species. Showy white spring flowers. Suckers. Rarely requires pruning or fertilizing. Best in natrualized garden. Often grown as shrub. Can be trained as single stemmed tree.


Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes

Street Tree? yes   Street Tree Conditions:

CO/NM native? no   Native to: North America

Known Locations: Shrub version in Marilyn Loser garden.

Information Sources: Sunset Western Garden Book; Alamosa Tree Board