Autumn Brilliance® Apple Serviceberry
Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
|Botanical Pronunciation||am-uh-LAN-kee-er gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Lore||Edible berries were first relished by Native Americans who also considered them medicinal. The fruit was readily harvested by settlers who cooked them into jams, jellies and pies.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Design Ideas||This exceptionally bright native tree is a good focal point for an all native garden. Add to traditional landscapes for hardy, vigorous carefree autumn color. Vital to wildlife and bird gardens that feed upon its delicious fruit. Makes a good background foliage plants for manicured beds and borders.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Companion Plants||Vine Maple (Acer circinatum); Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Dogwood (Cornus); Wisteria (Wisteria)|
Easily grown in average, moist soils; tolerates wet soils and moderate air pollution. Maintain evenly moist soil during the first growing season to establish root system. Apply a balanced, general purpose fertilizer when new growth begins in spring. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9