serviceberry, Juneberry - Rosaceae Amelanchier spp.

Foliage

serviceberry, Juneberry Foliage

Bark

serviceberry, Juneberry Bark

Bud

serviceberry, Juneberry Bud

Fruit

serviceberry, Juneberry Fruit

Form

serviceberry, Juneberry Form
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Taxonomy

FamilyRosaceae
GenusAmelanchier
Speciesspp.
Common Nameserviceberry, Juneberry
iTree CodeAMELA

Plant Form

FormShrub or Tree: dense spreading shrub or small trees
Height25 feet
Spread15 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliagedark or light green, broadly oval with smooth to serrated edgesLeaf Type Information IconSimple
Needles0
Barksmooth gray, slight texture with age
Budred/purple, slender and pointed; developing white hairs between scalesBud Arrangement Information IconAlternate
Twiggray/red smooth and slender
Flowerwhite flowers; typically male and female on same plant (monoecious)
Fruitsmall, red/purple "berries" (pomes), appearing June
Fall Colorred, yellow, orange

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min2bMin6.0SoilIntolerant
Max9aMax7.5SprayIntolerant

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
IntermediateHighUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska NativeYes Check
U.S. NativeYes Check
Region of OriginUnited States, Canada