Collection: Amelanchier tree | Juneberry tree

The Amelanchier tree, commonly known as serviceberry or Juneberry, is a small deciduous tree or shrub known for its stunning seasonal transformations. In spring, it blossoms with delicate white flowers, followed by edible dark berries in summer, relished by wildlife. Come fall, its foliage turns into vibrant shades of red and orange, making it a visually captivating addition to any landscape.

Amelanchier tree: Nature’s Hidden Gem

Explore the beauty of the amelanchier tree – nature's hidden gem! With its vibrant foliage, lovely blossoms, and delicious berries, this tree is just waiting to be discovered!

A charming small amelanchier tree unfolds its beauty throughout the whole year. It brings lively colours in autumn and abundance of delicious fruit in summer. Don’t miss a chance to explore this wonderful plant and buy amelanchier tree of the highest quality from our nursery!

Amelanchier tree sale UK

If you would like to have this excellent, but unfairly underrated tree in your garden and are looking for amelanchier trees for sale, Arundel Arboretum in Chichester is the right place for you to go. We will be more than happy to welcome you and assist you.

If you are looking to buy amelanchier trees online, explore our web store and our carefully curated, both young and mature amelanchier trees for sale. Find what you need and the rest is on us.

The main characteristics of amelanchier tree

Amelanchier is a genus of about 25 species of deciduous-leaved shrubs and small trees in the Rosaceae family. Amelanchier tree is a beautiful ornamental tree with vibrant autumn colours, ranging from yellow and orange to red and purple, and beautiful snowy white spring flowers.

Beside its decorative value, amelanchier tree produces small, delicious berries that can be eaten fresh or used for various purposes - jams, jellies, pies, and for making all kinds of desserts.

The best amelanchier trees for small gardens UK

Amelanchier trees are modest in size and complement most garden spaces. If you want to buy the best small amelanchier tree, consider our curated top selections:

Amelanchier canadensis (Canadian Serviceberry): An amelanchier tree with an elegant growth habit, known for its early flowering, showy white flowers and edible dark red berries. It can reach up to 8m in height and 5m in width.

Amelanchier lamarckii tree (Juneberry): Amelanchier lamarckii standard tree can reach 4-6m in height and 3-5m in width. It’s a commonly planted species due to its elegant white flowers and a compact, upright, and bushy form. It produces the abundance of edible, dark purple berries used for various purposes.

Amelanchier × grandiflora ‘Robin Hill’: A small amelanchier tree with upright growth habit, more spreading when mature. Due to abundance of lovely white flowers that grow in loose clusters, it is often grown for ornamental purposes and considered the best amelanchier tree for landscaping.

Amelanchier Ballerina tree (Amelanchier × grandiflora 'Ballerina): Ballerina tree is a perfect choice for small garden spaces. It is a compact, upright columnar valued for elegant appearance and space-saving qualities. It is usually 3-4m high but if you are looking for a dwarf amelanchier tree for sale, you can consider its half-standard form.

Amelanchier Obelisk tree (Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’): A variety that grows very compact and dense into an upright oval shape and has beautiful autumn colour. It can endure very low temperatures, even below -45°C.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is it hard to grow amelanchier tree UK?
    Amelanchier tree is not a demanding plant. It doesn’t need much to thrive and is easy to maintain. It can tolerate dry climate and low-fertility soils and is resistant to most pests. It is very well-suited for cultivation in the United Kingdom.
  • What is the English name for amelanchier tree?
    Amelanchier tree is also known as: juneberry,
    sarvisberry or serviceberry, shadbush or shadwood, saskatoon, sugarplum, wild plum
  • What is the best place to plant an amelanchier tree?
    Amelanchier tree prefers moist, neutral to slightly acidic, well-drained soils, in full sun or partial shade. Chalky soils should be avoided. For the best autumn colour, full sun is the best option.
  • When do amelanchier fruit (juneberries) ripen?
    Amelanchier fruit typically ripen in late spring to early summer, often in June, hence the name "juneberry." It is dark blue when fully ripe.
  • Does amelanchier tree need to be sheltered during the winter?
    Amelanchier trees are frost-hardy and do not need to be sheltered during the winter. They can endure sub-zero temperatures.
  • Is amelanchier or juneberry fruit poisonous?
    No, Amelanchier fruit is not poisonous. There is a widespread belief that Amelanchier fruit is toxic and should not be eaten. The truth is Amelanchier fruit is non-toxic and safe for human consumption, but its leaves contain cyanide compounds.
  • Is amelanchier tree fast growing?
    In general, Amelanchier trees have a moderate growth rate. The growth rate can be influenced by many factors such as soil quality, water availability and exposure to sun. Good conditions enable healthier and more vigorous growth.
  • What does amelanchier fruit taste like?
    The taste of Amelanchier fruit can somewhat vary depending on the specific species. Generally, the flavour of Amelanchier fruit is sweet and slightly tart. Its taste is often described as a mix of blueberries and cherries with a hint of almond flavour.
  • What is the difference between juneberry and blueberry?
    Juneberry and blueberry are both delicious and nutritious. They have similar texture and flavour. However, juneberry tree is easier to grow, more resistant to cold weather, and has a longer lifespan.
  • Can I use juneberries in a recipe that requires blueberries?
    Yes, junberries are an excellent alternative for blueberries and can be used in most recipes that require blueberries.
  • Is there an amelanchier tree for sale near me?
    If you are looking for an amelanchier tree sale UK and you are in South East or London, come and visit our Arundel Arboretum nursery and our amelanchier tree farm. If you are not near us, we invite you to explore our online store and find your perfect plant. The rest is on us. If you have any questions about buying amelanchier trees or if there's anything we can assist you with, please feel free to reach out.

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