Native to North America Amelanchier canadensis is also known as the Service Berry. It doe love damp conditions however it is a versatile plant. A deciduous shrub or small tree it is mainly grown for the show of white flowers in spring, added attractions of good autumn colour and in between purple berries.
Care and Landscaping uses
An easy care plant in the right conditions, sun to part shade, humus rich moist soil.
- Flowering Time – Spring
- Planting time – Autumn to Winter
- Sun – Full sun to part shade, not deep shade.
- Water – Moist, fairly drought tolerant, some additional water in very dry summers
- Propagation – From cuttings, dividing clumps, from seed
- Care – Mulch well, prune to shape in winter.
Amelanchier canadensis is available for sale from the following nurseries
1070 Jacksons Track, Jindivick 3818
Specialising in growing and selling Rare and Unusual Trees, shrubs Perennials Bulbs and Climbers, a unique nursery with amazing stock.