A picture of a Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Ballerina'

Also known as

Snowy Mespilus 'Ballerina'

Amelanchier x grandiflora by BlueCanoe (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

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Serviceberry 'Ballerina' Overview

The cultivar 'Ballerina' is a deciduous shrub or small tree with bronze coloured foliage, which develops into orange and purple shades in autumn. It produces showy white flowers in Spring that develop into red-purple berries.

Common problems with Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

Generally pest free.

How to harvest Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in Summer.

Layering

Layer stems in Summer.

Special features of Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Serviceberry 'Ballerina'

This low maintenance tree can be included in wildlife friendly gardens as well as urban city spaces to provide screening.