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Amelanchier Canadensis - Snowy Mespilus

Amelanchier Canadensis - Snowy Mespilus

Type Tree, Deciduous
Size Small Tree
Form Spreading
Colours Medium green Foliage, White Flowers (Spring)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium growing

This small tree is ideal for small gardens. It has an attractive multi-stemmed structure during the winter months and provides a mass of white spring blossom, as well as brilliant red/bronze autumn colour. A great all rounder.

Cultivation tips: Amelanchier is tough multi-stemmed tree that will tolerate extremes of cold and wet, as well as urban pollution while also give a handsome display of spring blossom and autumn colour. This tree thrives on all neutral / acidic soils - but does not like very poor or chalky soils. Requiring minimum pruning or maintenance this tree will hold an attractive compact multi-stemmed habit, especially in when in full sun. Ideal at the back of a border or as a small specimen.
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