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HEIGHT:12 - 25 feet
SPREAD:10 - 15 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Multi-stemmed large shrub or small tree; white 2”-4” flowering racemes in early May; edible, purple to black berries July-September; birds like berries; green rounded pubescent leaves changing to yellow, orange, and red in autumn; smooth ornamental gray bark; grows in full sun or light shade; grows in moist acid soils but adapts to dry soils.
LIMITATIONS:Can be a host for apple (serviceberry)/cedar rust; susceptible to leaf spot.
HARDINESS:SE (Zone 4)
ORIGIN:Maine to Iowa and south to Louisiana
CULTIVARS:‘Autumn Sunset’ rounded habit with single trunk to 20’ high; deep orange autumn color.
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