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Amelanchier canadensis

For sale by Grahame Oakey, (Acorn Trees and Shrubs), hmcw, Freeman of WCFM

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Many more rare/choice conifers and broad leaves are available. Please message me for the full stock list.(1,100no. species/cv's) and picture files. Larger and smaller sizes may be available. Prices are ex vat, ex nursery, 30% surcharge ex vat for orders under £250 ex vat. The conifer stock is probably the most diverse retail collection in the UK with over 100no. items that I am sole uk supplier of. Items listed on GPS are offered subject to availability, and subject to more recent updates. E&OE

Plant Size
Total Price
325cm × 180cm

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Plant Finder: about Amelanchier canadensis

Common names

Service berry, Shadblow, Shadbush, Snowy mespilus


Amelanchier canadensis (Service berry). This is a large deciduous shrub which can be trained to grow as a small tree. This species will provide colour and interest for your garden throughout most of the year. The young foliage is a coppery-bronze and changes to dark green by summer and then to orange and red in autumn. The flowers are white with red eyes; they will appear in the spring and are followed by edible fruits.


Grow in bog conditions or soil that is constantly moist and organically rich. Snowy Mespilus may be grown in full sun or partial shade. It is suckering.

Interest and use

Ornamental, fruit, bog, hedging with good autumn colour.

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Amelanchier canadensis | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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