(D=deciduous leaf-losing)

Amelanchier laevis (often sold as A. canadensis), 15 to 25 ft., an attractive small tree; bears pretty trails of white flowers in April while its young, bronze-green leaves are only half-formed. The flowers are followed by an abundant crop of berries which turn crimson by June. The leaves turn bronze or tan in autumn. Hardy and grows in ordinary soil. Plant in November.

Amelanchier canadensis

Amelanchier canadensis (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

03. October 2012 by Dave Pinkney
Categories: Ornamental Shrubs | Comments Off on AMELANCHIER (SNOWY MESPILUS)


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