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Amelanchier × grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance' (Apple serviceberry)

Amelanchier × grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance' Photo/Illustration: Michael Dirr

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Amelanchier × grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance' am-el-AN-keer ex gran-dih-FLOOR-ah Common Name: Apple serviceberry Genus: Amelanchier
This shrubby tree has leaves that emerge bronze, mature green, and fade to orange and red in autumn. It bears 3-inch-long racemes of white flowers in spring, followed by edible, juicy blue-black fruit.
Care: Provide full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soil. May need to prune to shape if a more tree-like appearance is desired.
Propagation: Root greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Problems: Fireblight and a variety of fungal leaf spots. Rust and powdery mildew are common.
Height 15 ft. to 30 ft.
Spread 15 ft. to 30 ft.
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Attracts Birds; Showy Fall Foliage; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage; Showy Fruit
Bloom Time Spring
Flower Color White Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Flowering Tree, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Shade, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Trees

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