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Allegheny Serviceberry

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Native trees and shrubs provide food and natural habitats for local wildlife and help reduce soil erosion, without invading our landscape. Consider planting this species, which is indigenous to the southeastern United States.
Tree Type

Allegheny Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

This distinguished tree shares many of the delightful traits of its Serviceberry kin, showcasing a splendid array of white spring blossoms followed by juicy, edible berries. Its autumn leaves paint the landscape in vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red, making it a year-round spectacle.

  • Dimensions: 25–30 feet tall, 15–20 feet wide
  • Water Use: Prefers consistent moisture
  • Light Requirement: Thrives equally in full sun and partial shade
  • Soil Moisture: Enjoys well-drained, moist soil
  • Ornamental Use: Its stately form and seasonal transformations make it perfect for adding elegance to public spaces and home gardens alike.
  • Wildlife: The tree is a haven for birds that feast on its berries, and its flowers are buzzing with pollinator activity.

Details: Allegheny Serviceberry

Mature Size

H: 25'–30' W: 15'-20'

Water Requirements


Light Requirements

Full Sun / Partial Shade

Soil Moisture

Moist, Well-Drained Soil


Flowers / Edible Berries

Wildlife Value

Attacts Pollinators / Bird-Friendly