Amelanchier lamarckii is a North American tree that is attractive in all seasons, although probably most beautiful whilst in bloom, producing vast amounts of white, star-shaped flowers. From July to September, it yields small, rounded fruits, which are a deep red in colour and sweet in flavour. Its leaves emerge as a russet shade, changing to green by spring and then to an orange-scarlet as autumn advances. It is a hardy plant that is frost resistant and has been given the Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the Royal Horticultural Society.
Ideal Conditions: Moist-to-dry, well-drained, lime free soils
Maximum Height: 5-7 metres