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Amelanchier canadensis

Canadian Serviceberry, Downy Serviceberry, Shadblow, Shadbush


  • Amelanchier canadensis

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Details

Min. hardiness zone:
3
Item ID:

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 to 120 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification 

Looking for a versatile and hardy shrub/tree to add to your landscape? Look no further than Amelanchier canadensis, also known as the Canadian Serviceberry, Downy Serviceberry, Shadblow, or Shadbush. This deciduous plant can grow up to 8 meters tall and has a narrow, fastigiate crown, making it a great choice for a variety of planting sites – from wet areas around ponds and lakes to drier soils. In addition to its ornamental value, Amelanchier canadensis also produces sweet, apple-like fruit from June to July that can be eaten fresh, used in pies, or dried for later use. Plus, it is rich in iron and copper! This plant also has the added benefit of being able to be used as a dwarfing rootstock for apples and pears. Don't miss out on the many benefits that this incredible plant has to offer – order your Amelanchier canadensis today!

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