Serviceberry, Apple

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This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.

Scientific Name:
Amelanchier x grandiflora


Native to:

Mature Height and Width:
20-25 feet by 20-25 feet

Additional Notes:
Apple serviceberry is a hybrid of two native serviceberry species.  Tree breeders have developed several varieties of the apple serviceberry to help satisfy landscapers’ appetites for small, multi-stemmed trees with showy flowers and brilliant fall foliage.  As a bonus, you can eat the berries.