A picture of a Juneberry

Juneberry

Amelanchier arborea

Also known as

Downy serviceberry, Common serviceberry

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10m

Max

12m

8m

Min

8m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Juneberry Overview

This tree normally grows up to around 12m tall. The foliage is finely toothed and ovate to elliptical. The undersides of the young leaves are downy. The white, star-like flowers are profuse and held on pendulous racemes. In autumn, red-purple fruits are produced which look like tiny apples. The autumn also turns the foliage shades of red and orange.

Common problems with Juneberry

How to propagate Juneberry

Division

By seed, division and grafting.

Grafting

Seed

Other uses of Juneberry

Grown for floral and foliage interest. Popular with birds. The fruits can be used for pies and preserves.