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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

AMELANCHIER

Commonly known as Alderwood service berry, Juneberry, Shadbush

All Flower MAR-APR

Genus of about 25 species of deciduous trees and shrubs mostly from moist woodland and stream banks in Europe, Asia and North America.

Hybrids of this shadberry, blooming when the fish run, are widely spread in the US and Europe.

The edible fruit, readily taken by birds, ranges from insipid to sweet and is flavoured of almond from its seeds.

When later flowering it is susceptible to fireblight, probably spread by bees from bramble and wild rose flowers.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - trees and shrubs.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - birds. Grown for 5-petalled, star-shaped flowers, autumn foliage and fruits.
  • Pests & Diseases - fireblight.
  • Place of origin - Europe, Asia, North America.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wet or boggy soil
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Amelanchier - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of AMELANCHIER

AMELANCHIER alnifolia 'Obelisk'

AMELANCHIER alnifolia 'Obelisk'  >


Commonly known as: Juneberry, Service berry, Shadbush.
Racemes of pure white green-centred flowers. Narrow, upright habit with bronze new growth. Edible fruits, red at first maturing to black
£30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £55.00 
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

AMELANCHIER 'Ballerina'

AMELANCHIER 'Ballerina'  >


Commonly known as: Juneberry, Service berry, Shadbush.
Large trusses of pure white flowers and edible bluish black fruits
£25.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
H/STD £55.00 
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

AMELANCHIER x grandiflora 'Robin Hill'   AWARD

AMELANCHIER x grandiflora 'Robin Hill'  >


Commonly known as: Juneberry, Service berry, Shadbush.
Compact and upright form with pink buds opening pale pink and fading to white
£25.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
H/STD £55.00 
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

AMELANCHIER laevis

AMELANCHIER laevis  >


Commonly known as: Allegheny service berry, Juneberry, Shadbush.
Purplish young growth, large white flowers and good autumn colour
£25.00 each
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AMELANCHIER lamarckii   AWARD

AMELANCHIER lamarckii  >


Commonly known as: Juneberry, Service berry, Snowy mespilus.
Gives an excellent early spring display with white flowers and also rich autumn colour
Multibuy
individually £8.50 each, 10+ £8.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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