Amelanchier Ornamental Trees

Canadensis

£24.75£48.00

The Amelanchier Tree, known as “Snowy Mespilus”, is a small tree with star-shaped white flowers in early summer and flame-coloured leaves in autumn with shiny black berries.

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Botanical name

Canadensis

Ultimate height and spread

5 metres x 2.5 metres

When to plant

Anytime

Position

Full Sun, Semi-shade

Soil Type

Well drained

Description

Amelanchier is a delightful deciduous tree for any garden and can be grown successfully in pots and planter. Fully hardy with a profusion of star-shaped white flowers in early summer and pretty flame-coloured leaves in autumn with edible black berries.

It likes sun or semi-shade and a well-drained soil not too dry preferably neutral to acid soil. Some weeding and mulching in spring will see you through to winter when you can prune to remove any dead or diseased wood and to shape growth. The flowers and fruit is helpful to bees, birds and wildlife.

Height: 4 to 5m /12 to 15ft.

Soil: well-drained soil not too dry preferably neutral to acid soil

Position: sun or semi-shade

Care: easy, general weeding, mulch and prune to shape

Nature Notes: flowers and fruit is helpful to bees, birds and wildlife.