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Shadblow 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

Shadblow Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis

An enchanting addition to any landscape, the Shadblow Serviceberry heralds spring with a profusion of delicate white flowers, quickly followed by edible, dark purple berries savored by both wildlife and humans. Its leaves turn a fiery red and orange in fall, adding another layer of beauty to its display.

  • Dimensions: 25–30 feet tall, 15–20 feet wide
  • Water Use: Prefers consistent moisture
  • Light Requirement: Thrives in full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Moisture: Enjoys well-drained, moist soil
  • Ornamental Use: Its multi-season appeal makes it an excellent choice for naturalized settings, woodland gardens, or as an ornamental feature in residential landscapes.
  • Wildlife: The berries are highly sought after by birds, and the flowers attract pollinators, enhancing the garden's biodiversity.

Details: Shadblow Serviceberry

Mature Size

H: 25'–30' W: 15'-20'

Water Requirements


Light Requirements

Full Sun / Partial Shade

Soil Moisture

Moist, Well-Drained Soil


Edible Berries

Wildlife Value

Attacts Pollinators / Bird-Friendly