They don't call this tree Cumulus Serviceberry Tree (Amelanchier laevis 'Cumulus') for nothing! It gets its name from the display of cloud-like, perfectly fluffed flowers that bloom in the early spring and shine endlessly in the sun! Pollinators galore are thrilled to visit this early spring food source! Smaller and more compact in size and shape, these are fantastic space-saving ornamental flowering trees!
In the spring, the white flowers produce flavorful purple blackberries that not only are a delicious afternoon snack for yourself but for the local birds to enjoy as well! Cumulus forms fine-textured, dainty foliage that's light green, but watch out once the frost arrives! In the fall, the beauty doesn't drop off, instead, it intensifies with its radiant fall colors of golden-orange to a deep dark maroon that you will not want to miss!
A straight trunked form with an open airy canopy, this tree is a phenomenal specimen plant and its beauty radiates effortlessly throughout your property making your landscape come to life. Serviceberry Trees are hardy in USDA growing zones 4 through 8, and are very easy to care for, low-maintenance flowering and fruiting ornamentals!
You're going to want this tree to be in direct view through your windows so that you don't miss a beat of its gorgeous. Serviceberry Trees are incredible centerpieces to your garden and just the right size for smaller properties, urban courtyards, and even large planters! These are great street trees and even lend those clouds of blooms to privacy rows and property-defining hedges! The blooms offer fantastic nectar and pollen for pollinators and the foliage provides light shade!
Cumulus adds clouds of spring blooms for your pollinators and for your enjoyment! The flowers give way to the dainty foliage and by June, you'll enjoy the clusters of purplish-blue edible round fruit appear! Hence the other common name - Juneberry! With a flavor like a blueberry with a touch of almond, these create delectable jelly and jam, syrup, and baked goods! If you don't eat these berries, then the fruit is a huge boon to songbirds!
Amelanchier are incredibly low-maintenance and requires very little attention when planted properly. Planting the tree in full sun with well-drained soil will allow your tree to give a long, healthy life where it can grow up to 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide. You'll get more fruit when planted in full sun, however, these trees still flower in a lovely flourish in partial shade.
The Cumulus Serviceberry tree will make you feel like you're on cloud 9 with its immaculate beauty and continuous surprises. Order today and bring a slice of heaven into your landscaping with the help of Naturehills.com!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Amelanchier laevis 'Cumulus'|
|Mature Height||8 - 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||5 - 7 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Fall Color||Orange, Red|
|Harvest Time||Early Season|
|Pruning Time||Late Winter|