SERVICEBERRY AUTUMN BRILLANCE

AMELANCHIER X GRANDIFLORA 'AUTUMN BRILLIANCE'
Height

20 – 25'

Spread

10 – 15'

Zone

3 – 8

Habit

Upright

Foliage

Blue-green

Fall Color

RED, ORANGE

 Amelanchier x grandiflora is a hybrid cross between two species of North American serviceberry, namely, A. arborea (downy serviceberry) and A. laevis (Allegheny serviceberry). It is known in commerce today by several showy cultivars. This is a small, deciduous, usually multi-trunked understory tree or tall shrub which typically matures to 15-20’ tall. Flowers bloom in April followed by edible fruits (3/8″ diameter) in June (hence the sometimes used common name of Juneberry for amelanchiers). Berries resemble blueberries in taste and may be used in jams, jellies and pies. Finely-toothed, oval-lanceolate leaves (to 3″ long) emerge with bronze tints in spring, mature to dark green from late spring throughout summer before finally turning brilliant red to orange-red in fall. ‘Autumn Brilliance’ has brilliant orange-red fall color (hence the cultivar name). Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerant of a somewhat wide range of soils, but prefers moist, well-drained loams. Root suckers are common, and if not removed, will result in a shrubby growth habit for the plant. Attractive understory tree/shrub for lawns, shrub borders, woodland margins or native plant areas. Shrub forms can be grown as tall informal hedges or screens. Good plant for bird gardens (birds love the berries).

Price does not include $0.90 royalty.

Availability

Item Description On Hand Ready
SERABRAQT SERVICEBERRY AUTUMN BRILLANCE 1QT 7in. + SOLD OUT F19-S20*

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Availability Legend

  • 15 cell = 1 year liner stage, 3 tray mix/match minimum
  • 1QT = 1 & 2 year liner stage, 3 tray mix/match minimum
Season Code
  • F19-S20
When products are available
  • FALL 2019 - SPRING 2020