Dincher & Dincher Tree Surgeons

Featured Tree

Featured Tree

Serviceberry (Amalanchier Canadensis)

Serviceberry

This small native tree is very useful in the landscape. It is one of the earliest to flower before any leaves have appeared. It stays relatively small especially as a multi stemmed specimen. Height will max out at 25-30 feet with a spread of 20-25 feet. The tree produces a large amount of berries in June which leads to another common name Juneberry. These fruits start out red and turn blue. Many species of birds will not let the fruit mature as they gobble them up as soon as they start to turn color. Amalanchier makes a choice tree for a bird lover’s garden. The fruit is also prized by squirrels and Chipmunks as well. Fall color is a striking orange to red. The bark has visible stripes and the buds are very sharp pointed giving some winter character as well. The Serviceberry likes partial shade and good soils and is a fine addition to any garden even the smallest space.