Amelanchier stolonifera (Running serviceberry)


Mature Height: 5 feet
Mature Spread: 10 feet
Growth Rate: Slow
Growth Form: Small thicket-forming shrub with upright stems
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Site Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil. Will tolerate alkaline and clay soils
Flower: Showy <1” white flowers before leaves emerge
Bloom Period: Early May
Foliage: 1-3” medium green, simple, alternate oval leaves without teeth on lower edges
Fall Color: Variable. Yellow or orange
Fruit Notes: 3/8” black-purple edible fruits in late summer

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Description from Johnson’s Nursery: Running Serviceberry is a low-maintenance and adaptable shrub that’s great for natural areas and native gardens. Fruits are a boon to wildlife and people alike. With its upright spreading habit, showy blooms and vibrant fall color, this is a Wisconsin native that provides interest in every season. May also be known as Dwarf Serviceberry, Dwarf Shadbush, and Thicket Shadbush. Botanical name was formerly known as Amelanchier spicata.

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