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Amelanchier arborea (Michx. f.) Fernald
common serviceberry
AMAR3

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Red
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 25
Height, Mature (feet) 36.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance None
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1700
Precipitation, Minimum 26
Precipitation, Maximum 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -47
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 79832
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product Yes
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/17/2014 01:57 PM CST