Dwarf Serviceberry, Thicket Shadbush Amelanchier spicata - Amelanchier canadensis spicata

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Botanical Name:

Amelanchier spicata

Family:

ROSACEAE

Genus:

Amelanchier

Species:

spicata

Common Name:

Dwarf Serviceberry, Thicket Shadbush

Seeds Per Pound:
74,426
Quantity:
0.19 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
32
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
2-6 feet
Collection Locale:
Denmark
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.19 lb
Prices
  • Amelanchier spicata

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
6.95
10 g
49.50
1 oz
99.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Amelanchier spicata, also referred to as the thicket shadbush, low juneberry, dwarf serviceberry, or low serviceberry (historically also called "pigeon berry"), is a species of serviceberry that has edible fruit, which are really pomes. They can be eaten raw or cooked. more...
* The fruit is rich in iron and copper. It is rather small, about 8mm in diameter. more...
* Amelanchier spicata has clusters of small white flowers that bloom in spring. more...