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Cultural Details for Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'

Common Name:
Autumn Brilliance Apple Serviceberry

Growth Rate:
slow

Average Mature Height:
20-25'

Average Mature Width:
15-25'

Flower Details:
Drooping clusters of 5-petaled, showy, slightly fragrant, white flowers in April

Fruit Details:
Small round berries resemble blueberries and are edible - taste sweet and are often used in jellies and pies

Fall Color:
Brilliant orange-red

Bark Details:
Smooth, gray bark.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Resistant to leaf spot

Native Habitat:
Selected from Oquawka, IL.

Other Features:
Hardy to -35 F. Hybrid between A. arborea x A. laevis

Culture and Care:
Moist, well-drained, acid soil. Full sun or part shade. Rarely requires pruning. Root suckers are common, and if not removed will result in a shruby growth habit; Tolerates pH 4-8

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

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
3250, 3280, 3290

    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