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Amelanchier canadensis

For sale by Darren Turner

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Pot SizeTotal Price
10 litres
£3.00
10 litres
£3.00
10 litres
£3.00

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Plant Finder: about Amelanchier canadensis

Common names

Service berry, Shadblow, Shadbush, Snowy mespilus

Description

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.

Cultivation

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 | Hankham, East Sussex, BN24 | 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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