‘Amelanchier Laevis’ is an upright shrub or tree, up to 8m high, with oblong hairless leaves which are coppery pink when they emerge, become mid-green in summer, then turn yellow flushed with red in autumn. Hanging, nodding clusters of large, fragrant, starry-white flowers in spring are followed in summer by edible, sweet, blue-black fruits, up to 1.5 cm long. Grows in moist, well-drained, lime-free soil; will grow in sun or partial shade but autumn colour will be brightest in full sun.
Latin Name: Amelanchier Laevis
English Name: Juneberry Tree, Smooth Serviceberry
Foliage Type: Deciduous.
Flowering Period: April-May.
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Well-Drained. Clay. Sand. Loam.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sun.
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered or Exposed.
Hardiness Rating: Very High (H7)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: < -20 °C (< -4°F)
Maintenance: Prune once a year
Growth Habit: Bushy
Growth Speed: Medium
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