Shadbush or Snowy Mespilus Seed

Amelanchier canadensis

£2.50£17.00

Shadbush or Snowy Mespilus makes a large suckering shrub or small tree. It has an impressive white blossom which creates purple fruits, favoured by blackbirds at the end of the season. Golden autumn colour. The tree can be compact and makes an excellent choice for a small garden, but also good in a mixed hedgerow.

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Description

Amelanchier canadensis

Common name: Shadbush or Snowy Mespilus

Native: North America.

Provenance: UK

Size and spread (10 years): 6m x 3m

Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 20 weeks of stratification.

Germinal seeds / kg: 90000

Ideal sowing period: Spring

Soil conditions: Most well drained soils.

Planting instructions: Tolerant of most conditions. Trim, if necessary, in the winter

Mature height: 6m x 3m

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Size

Mini Seed Pack (25 seeds approx.), 5gm seed pack (210 viable seeds approx.)

Genus

Amelanchier

Family

Rosaceae

Flowering Month

April

Colour

white

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

deciduous

Interest

autumn foliage, flowers, fruit

Wildlife

yes

Requires

part shade, sun