Amelanchier arborea, Serviceberry
A delightful Missouri native tree, Serviceberry, Amelanchier arborea, sparkles with lightly scented white flowers that open in early spring, around the same time as Redbuds. Deep blue-purple berries follow in the late summer which can be harvested for jams and other delicious dishes. Berries also provide food for birds and other wildlife.
In fall leaves turn intense colors of yellows and orange. Considered a large shrub or small tree. Found naturally as an underside tree on the border of woods. Easy to care for Missouri native tree. Chosen a Missouri Botanical Gardens Plant of Merit for its outstanding ornamental qualities and ability to thrive in the St. Louis area.
IMPORTANT ONLINE ORDERING INFORMATION
Due to the overwhelming demand, Online Ordering is now closed. Please visit the nursery for your plant purchases.
IMPORTANT PREORDER INFORMATION – PREORDER IS NOW CLOSED – PREORDER PICKUP UPDATE
Thank your for placing preorders. Preorder is now closed. Some ordered plants are available now, many will be available early to mid April. If you have preordered:
1. When all your plants become available we will call you to schedule a pickup date.
2. Pickup instructions: as soon as you arrive on your scheduled pickup date call 314-707-2492. We will bring it to your car, or you may come in the nursery for pickup.
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