Amelanchier Lamarkii 10/12G Heavy Standard
Amelanchier or June Berry are lovely deciduous shrubs. They are valued for their five petaled star shaped, white or pink flushed flowers and fine Autumn colour which is followed by round or pear shaped, purple fruits. Amelanchier are excellent for inviting wildlife into the garden.
Amelanchiers thrive in acidic soil and want to be planted at the back of the border or as a specimen stand alone. The fruits on amelanchiers are nice to eat raw but they do have strong almond tastes, they are good for pies and jams.
Amelanchier Lamarkii is a large deciduous shrub or small tree. Young leaves unfold bronze as abundant sprays of star shaped, white flowers open from mid- to late spring followed by red fruits in June. Foliage matures to dark green, then turns brilliant red and orange in autumn. Requires full sun and moist soil. Ht.6m.