Amelanchier × grandiflora Autumn Brilliance®
Common name: 
Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry
Pronunciation: 
am-e-LANG-kee-er gran-di-FLO-ra
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous tree/shrub, vigorous, upright, dense, multiple stems but may be pruned to form a small tree, 15-25 ft (4.5-7.5 m) tall similar spread.  Leaves simple, alternate, densely pubescent beneath, slightly pubescent above, glossy bright green; turn bright orange-red in fall.  Flowers small, but larger than species, white, abundant.  Fruit small, round green berries which turn red and finally mature to a dark purplish black in early summer, edible, sweet.
  • Sun or part shade, best in medium-moist, well-drained soil, but tolerates a range of soil types.  Has some resistance to leaf spot.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (3)4      A selection introduced by Willet Wandell in 1986, found in his nursery in Urbana, IL, patented, PP 5,717.
  • Corner Circle Blvd. and Dogwood, trees planted 2009; also 1025 10th St., planted 2010
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    plant habit, fruiting shrub, early summer

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    leaves and fruit, early summer

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