Shadblow Serviceberry

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The Shadblow Serviceberry is a shrubby tree native to the Eastern Seaboard, from Maine through the Carolinas. Featuring gorgeous panicles of white blossoms that become delectable Juneberries, aka Saskatoon berries in June! The 3-inch gray-green leaves fill out your tree, starting out softly fuzzy at first they later become glossy and smooth! Those same leaves will turn a delightful golden in the fall.

Before its leaves even begin to appear, its 5-petaled clusters of white spring flowers held in erect racemes about 2" long. These will stand in sharp contrast to the browns and greys of your transitioning landscape in early March. It has an interesting silver-striped bark that is displayed when the plant is pruned into a small tree. Highly ornamental from start to finish, Serviceberry are lovely spring blooming and fall color plants that dress up any landscape.

You'll enjoy watching the flowers give way to the small green berries as they progress from green to red, and eventually transform into a deep purple-black. Serviceberries, also called Juneberries, look like large, dark blue Blueberries and taste similar, but with an almond-like accent. The dark gems are ready to enjoy straight from the bush or used in various jams and pies.

Planting and Application:

These are wonderful bird-friendly and wildlife-friendly native plants and lovely screening and privacy trees, not to mention summer fruit! Group or cluster in odd numbers for Bird-Friendly habitat, shelter and food sources in naturalized plantings near your back property. Suckering freely when allowed, these form groves readily. Or use closely planted rows of other Serviceberry or in a mixed-tree planting for light screening and privacy that neighbors won't mind!

It is a shrubby tree that can be left alone to grow into a suckering shrub or pruned to a multi or single-stemmed tree. These easy-care trees are highly adaptable and versatile, so much so that they're often a go-to choice for commercial plantings and landscaping! Known to attract butterflies, beneficial insects and bees, they also are fantastic Host Plants for over 124 caterpillars and larvae! They're a natural in pollinator gardens, cottage gardens and as an airy specimen or anchor in the perennial bed.

  • White Racemes of Flowers in Early Spring
  • Edible Blue-Black Fruit in June
  • Golden Foliage in Autumn
  • Multi-Stemmed Bushy, Open & Airy Canopy
  • Wildlife Interest, Native & Woodland Plantings

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Serviceberry grows anywhere in full sun and moist to boggy soil. Plant in full sun for the most flowers and fruit. Tolerant of a wide range of soil types, just be sure to provide moderate, consistent moisture at first. Then these trees are adaptable and drought tolerant once established. Mulch the root system well for insulation and moisture retention, and to conceal any of the dropped berries that may stain pavement or grass for a short period each summer.

  • Full Sun
  • Moist to Average Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune Late Winter & Early Spring
  • Powdery Mildew & Drought Resistant Once Established
  • Tolerates Boggy Soil

With delicious fruit and delightful flowers, the hardy native Shadblow Serviceberry tree is exactly the colorful boost your landscape has been looking for! Hurry and order your own today at!

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall does a Shadblow Serviceberry tree get?

The Shadblow Serviceberry can get a mature height of 20 - 25 feet tall and a mature spread of 10 - 15 feet wide.

How fast does a Shadblow Serviceberry tree grow?

The Shadblow Serviceberry is a medium-growth rate plant and can obtain several inches of growth a year in optimal conditions.

Where should I plant a Serviceberry tree?

Shadblow Serviceberry trees do best in partial to full sun. Plant trees in moderately moist well-drained soil.

Is Shadblow Serviceberry a tree or shrub?

The Shadblow Serviceberry is a multi-stemmed tree that often is shipped with its branches on the lower part of the plant intact and can be kept as a shrub form if you'd desire.

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Buying Options for Plants

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.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

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
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
#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
Size Volume
#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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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Shadblow Serviceberry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Amelanchier canadensis
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 20 - 25 feet
Mature Spread 10 - 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate to Moist
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Gray Green
Fall Color Yellow, Orange, Red
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 3 - 5 Years
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes