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Amelanchier ovalis 'Pumila'

Dwarf Garden Serviceberry

Serviceberry

Comments

A dense and compact garden shrub with branches smothered in clusters of pretty star-shaped white flowers in spring; dark red berries are loved by the birds

Description

A dense and compact garden shrub with branches smothered in clusters of pretty star-shaped white flowers in spring; dark red berries are loved by the birds

Landscape Attributes

Dwarf Garden Serviceberry is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Dwarf Garden Serviceberry is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Dwarf Garden Serviceberry will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years. This is a self-pollinating variety, so it doesn't require a second plant nearby to set fruit.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

5 feet

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

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