Amelanchier arborea


Common Name: Downy Serviceberry
Plant Type:Shrubs
Light (original): light shade to sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:20 to 30 feet
Width:8 to 15 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist well-drained to dry
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic
Seed Ripens:early to midsummer
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:white
Bloom Time:early spring
Comments:
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.
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Picture Copyright: William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database