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serviceberry; juneberry

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Amelanchier alnifolia

Deciduous Shrub

Height: 20 ft.

Availability: High

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: dry - moist

Exposure req.: sun - shade


Plant description:

Attractive white flowers in spring, followed by edible berries that provide food for wildlife. Attractive golden leaf color in fall. Easy to grow.

Keywords: drought tolerant, purple, upright, white

Articles that mention this plant: Deer resistant plants

Plans that use this plant:Dry, sunny, Marine (salt water) shoreline, Moist, sunny, Steep slope with dry sunny conditions