Amelanchier laevis 'JFS-Arb' [sold as Spring Flurry®]
Spring Flurry Allegheny Serviceberry

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
 Flowers:
White (Short-lived, pendulous white racemes in early spring)
 Foliage:
Green (Green summer foliage); Multi-Colored (Yellow, red-orange, red, to russet gold foliage in fall)
 Fruit:
Multi-Colored (Black to reddish-purple fruits in early summer; fruits are edible by birds and people)
 Ultimate Height:
35 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
20 feet
 Soil:
Fairly adaptable to soil conditions, but prefers well-drained, acidic soils
 Range:
Cultivated origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Alternate, simple, serrated leaves (1.25-3" long) with short acuminate tips. Base subcordate or rounded. Long narrow buds (0.5") are green tinged in red, ciliate with silky white hairs.

Additional Information

An excellent tree for naturalizing and for very early, but short-lived, bloom, the Spring Flurry Allegheny Serviceberry has an upright form and grows larger than the species type, up to 35 feet tall. Fruits are edible and a prime source of food for birds. Subject to the troubles of Rosaceous plants in general, including fire-blight and mites, which can be controlled, usually quite easily.

Other plants like this Amelanchier laevis 'JFS-Arb' [sold as Spring Flurry®] (Spring Flurry Allegheny Serviceberry)

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