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Cultural Details for Amelanchier lamarckii

Common Name:
Lamarcki Serviceberry; Juneberry

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:
15-25 feet tall

Average Mature Width:
15-25 feet wide

Flower Details:
Showy, 5-petaled, slightly fragrant white flowers appear in clusters in early spring before the leaves

Fruit Details:
Round edible berries ripen to dark purplish black in June; resemble blueberries; used in jams, jellies, and pies

Fall Color:
Red-orange

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Rust, leaf spot, powdery mildew, and canker are occasional pests; no serious problems

Native Habitat:

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Full sun to part shade; moist, well-drained soil

This plant was blooming:
4/5/2010 - 4/14/2010
3/30/2007 - 4/5/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
8521, 8522, 8523

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu