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Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey'

SMOKEY SERVICEBERRY

Buy Smokey Serviceberry online. Smokey Serviceberry is a great plant that is prized for its large and sweet fruit, as well as its extreme cold hardiness in northern climates. It produces fragrant white flowers in spring, and they are followed by fruit in early to mid-summer. Fruit production is typically very large, and it can reproduce itself by suckering. It is grown mainly for fruit production, but is also great when used as a specimen planting.

Height:

8-10 Feet

Spread:

8-10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

2-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Provides Shade
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Amelanchier is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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