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
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oval to oblong leaves 2-5cm (¾-2in) long, turning bright red or yellow in autumn
  • White
    Creamy white
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tree
    Extremely narrow and upright. Flowers are followed by juicy, black fruit
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun

AMELANCHIER alnifolia 'Obelisk'

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£30.00 each 
Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
Large £70.00  
Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre


  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Mature size ranges from 3m (10ft) to 5m (16ft) in about 20 years
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Northwest and central North America
  • Flower Shape
    Short racemes to 4cm (1½in) long
    5-petalled, 1-2cm (½-¾in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Narrowly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
Amelanchier - Growing Guide
5m (16ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)

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