Juneberry is a fairly fast growing shrub whose underground runners will spread to form a thicket. It is multi-stemmed and provides good cover for birds. Juneberry will grow to heights of 8-15', is tolerant of shade but prefers full sun, grows in a variety of soils and is moderately drought resistant. Their blue fruit is juicy and delicious for birds and humans. Other common names: Serviceberry or Saskatoon berry
Wildlife Food & Cover: Very good food-nectar, insects, fruits, buds, twigs. Good cover-nesting, perching, escape cover.
Flowers: White fragrant in spring
Fruit: greater than 1" blue/purple drupe
Ecosystem: Dry Oak Forest, Mesic (Moist) Oak Forest Other: Fruits juicy and delicious, spreads to form thickets.
Scientific Name: Amelanchier alnifolia
Product Size at Purchase: 12-18"
Product Size at Maturity: 8-15'