Also known as
Allegheny Serviceberry, Snowy Mespilus, Allegheny Shadbery, Smooth Shadbush, Smooth Serviceberry, Smooth Chuckleypear, Smooth Juneberry
20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
This spreading, deciduous tree has ovate, mid-green leaves which are bronze when young in spring and turn orange and red in autumn. In mid spring it produces pendent racemes of white flowers followed by blue-black fruit.
Common problems with Juneberry
Generally pest free but can suffer from fire blight.
How to harvest Juneberry
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Juneberry
Take semi hardwood cuttings.
Propagate in autumn by seed, in late autumn to early spring by layering or in the case of suckering species, by division.
Special features of Juneberry
Other uses of Juneberry
This low maintenance tree can be used as hedging or screens in city locations or cottage gardens.