Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry
Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'
Light-textured, deciduous tree with delicate, white flowers in the spring and vibrant red leaves in the fall.
Prefers full to part sun; best in moist soil, but fairly tolerant. Not best choice for high stress environments. Needs summer water to establish. Please note that these trees are susceptible to mildew and rust, especially in moist climates.
Nice small street tree. Fruit can be used to make jams and jellies.
20-25' at maturity
15-20' at maturity
Pure white blooms
Green foliage turns bright red in the fall. Finely toothed, obovate. Persistant.
Light gray, fairly smooth.
Eastern North America; Kansas to Newfoundland, south to Arkansas and Georgia. Amelanchier x grandiflora is a cross between A. arborea and A. laevis.