Spring Glory® Serviceberry Amelanchier canadensis
Everything you have come to love about serviceberries, but in a much smaller package. Its compact habit lends itself to more applications in the landscape, meaning the fabulous spring flower show and shiny fruit can be enjoyed just about anywhere! In courtyards, under telephone and power lines, even as understory with a lightly shaded canopy.
Top reasons to grow Spring Glory® serviceberry:
- Convenient compact size, just 12' tall and 6-8' wide
- Spring flower show to delight pollinators
- Native species that supports wildlifeFragrant FlowerProduces BerriesFall InterestAttracts:BeesButterfliesNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:TreeShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:TallGarden Height:144 InchesSpacing:72 - 96 InchesSpread:72 - 96 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Fabulous compact native, great for using in pollinator gardens, and as a specimen or grouping.Maintenance Notes:
It is good to do a pruning check each year in the winter or very early spring, before buds have started to green up. Check for and remove any crossing branches.
Will grow in lightly shaded areas, but berry production will decrease if there is too much shade.
Enjoys freely draining soil with average moisture. If planted in sandy soil, more frequent waterings will be needed. To retain moisture and cut down on the necessity of hand watering, apply a layer of mulch.Spring Glory® Amelanchier canadensis ''Sprizam''