Overview:Categories: Deciduous, Fruit, Wildlife Value, Windbreak
Spreading, tall deciduous shrub with edible fruit and attractive flowers; for sites up to 9,000′ elev.
Tolerant of a wide range of environmental conditions it is winter hardy, long-lived and slow growing. Excellent for mine spoils or disturbed soils.
Can be planted on the windward side of multi-row windbreaks when adequate moisture is available. Not recommended for planting in single row windbreaks.
High value plant for wildlife cover and food.
Features:Scientfic Name: Amelanchier spp
Growth Rate: Moderate
Max. Height (ft): 6
Max Width/Spread (ft): 5
Life Span: Long
Cold Hardiness: Excellent
Drought Resistance: Fair
Elevation Range: 9000
Wildlife Value: Excellent
Wildlife Notes: Big game browse; food value for upland game
Seasonal Color: Showy white flowers
Possible Insect Issues: Pear-Slug Sawfly
Possible Disease Issues: leaf spots, rust
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