Amelanchier × grandiflora 'Cole’s Select'
Cole's Select Apple Serviceberry

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
White (Flowers buds are tinged pink and open white, appearing early to mid-spring and borne in long, pendulous racemes)
Green (Bluish-green. glossy leaves in summer); Red (Attractive red to orange-red fall foliage)
Black (Edible, purplish-black berries appear in June and are quickly eaten by birds)
 Ultimate Height:
15-25 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
15-25 feet
Prefers slightly acidic, moist soils, but tolerates a range of soils and soil pH's
Cultivated origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
The bluish-green leaves are alternate, simple, obovate, finely serrate, and 2-5" in length. Young leaves are pubescent and have a purplish tinge. Fruits are berry-like, 0.25-0.33" in dia.

Additional Information

Cole's Select Apple Serviceberry is an attractive plant with multi-seasonal interest, thick, glossy foliage, and especially outstanding red to orange fall coloration. 'Cole's Select' tends to have slightly larger flowers and stronger spreading, more horizontal branching than the species type. The beautiful white clusters of flowers give rise to sweet purple-black berries that are edible by humans and especially relished by birds. The fruits can be used in pies, jams, and jellies.

2 Amelanchier × grandiflora 'Cole’s Select' found

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