Allegheny serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis)
Also known as:
Allegheny serviceberry, smooth shadbush, Juneberry
Allegheny serviceberry is a small native understory tree with four-season interest. The early white spring flowers, outstanding orange-red fall color, and striking gray bark make it a lovely specimen for any landscape. The edible purplish-black fruit in late summer is attractive to many birds.
- Small tree (15-25 feet)
- Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
- Chicago area,
- North America