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Tree Descriptions

Juneberry (aka Saskatoon Serviceberry) (Amelanchier alnifolia)

Height: 6-12'
Width: 6-10'
Growth Rate: moderate, moderately long lived
Soil: sand, loam, clay
Moisture: moist
Shade Tolerance:  sun to part shade
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: white
Uses: ornamental, wildlife, border planting
Spacing: minimum 6’ x 6’
Habitat: prefers moist, well drained soil, but will tolerate a range of soil conditions.

This juneberry is a multistemmed shrub native to the western U.S. that produces 0.75” white flowers in the spring. Bluish-purple fruits ripen in early summer. Fruit will attract wildlife and tastes like blueberries. Fall color is red to yellow.