University of Rhode Island

Amelanchier canadensis

Shadbush

Multi-stemmed shrub or small tree, white flowers in early spring, edible purple berries in summer. Prefers moist acidic soil, tolerates wet areas. Native to RI. 15-25', variable spread. Susceptible to fungal infections; may be mitigated by proximity to salt water (typical of Zone 1).

J. .S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database


J. .S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

 

 

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