|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
|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 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 7b
|Leaves:||Good fall color
Other: Finely toothed, rounded, dark green leaves change to variable shades of yellow and red in autumn.
Edible to birds
Other: Slightly fragrant
|Propagation: Seeds:||Self fertile
Stratify seeds: If growing indoors.
Scarify seeds: Before sowing.
|Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 28, 2013 4:08 PM
I was fortunate to find small potted shrubs of Regent Serviceberries in a local nursery. Regent has really nice large berries and it sets a lot of fruit. A lot of fruit! You can eat the berries fresh or make jam, but I just leave mine for the backyard birds to eat.
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