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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

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£30.00 each

Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £55.00 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre


  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - mature size ranges from 3m (10ft) to 5m (16ft) in about 20 years
  • Pests & Diseases - fireblight
  • Place of origin - northwest and central North America
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - short racemes to 4cm (1½in) long
  • Star-shaped - 5-petalled, 1-2cm (½-¾in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblong - 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 - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Narrowly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
5m (16ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)

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