General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Dark bluish-purple pomes.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Pollution
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Common names
  • Apple Serviceberry

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Location: Scarborough, ON
Date: 2016-10-17
Planted in 1998
Location: Scarborough, ON
Date: 2017-05-12
Princess Diana in bloom
Location: My yard in SE Nebraska
Date: 2009-10-08
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-03-25
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-03-25
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MissMew On July 18, 1998 Obtained plant
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