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Amelanchier lamarckii


Common Name(s):

  • Snowy Mespilus
  • June berry
  • Serviceberry
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RHS Award of Garden Merit


A wonderful tree, ideal for small gardens. Having an attractive multi-stemmed structure visible during the winter months, the mass of star-shaped white flowers are produced in April and May, and are followed by the foliage which emerge bronze, age to green and turn a brilliant red/bronze autumn colour. A great all rounder.

Full Tree Specifications

Mature Size: medium

Flowering Period: spring

Time to maturity: 15-25 years

Habit / Shape: oval rounded

Flower colour: white

Weather exposure: happy anywhere

Foliage colour:

  • red
  • green
  • orange
  • red

Season of Interest:

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Soil Moisture:

  • moist soil
  • moist but well-drained soil
  • well-drained soil

Soil acidity/alkalinity:

  • neutral
  • acid

Bark colour: grey bark

Soil Type:

  • clay
  • loam
  • sand


  • full sun
  • partial shade


  • happy anywhere

Tree features:

  • attractive foliage
  • flowering tree
  • attractive to wildlife

Possible pests, diseases, problems: fireblight


  • anniversary
  • Birthday
  • Christening
  • valentines

Common Name(s):

  • June berry
  • Snowy Mespilus
  • Serviceberry

  • Regular watering is essential from Spring until Autumn
  • Check monthly that tree has not rocked
  • Loosen and re tie tree ties annually
  • Keep weed free, and mulch annually