Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar'
  • Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar'

Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar'

£32.00

(Columnar Snowy Mespilus) A small flowering tree with a distinctive and reasonably upright habit, Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar' is a fabulous new introduction from Ohio in the United States.

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A small flowering tree with a distinctive and reasonably upright habit, Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar' is a fabulous new introduction from Ohio in the United States.

Clusters of pretty white flowers adorn the branches in spring and the green leaves turn a brilliant red, orange and yellow in autumn before falling, giving the tree briefly the appearance of a 'rainbow', hence its name. A beautiful standalone tree with a narrow habit which is ideal for smaller gardens.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil. Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar' will tolerate chalky soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar' grows to be a small narrow, upright tree - very slender when young, branching out a little more once more mature.
    • Height: 5 m (16 ft)
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
  • Notes: This tree is also known as Amelanchier canadensis 'Glenn Form'

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Habit - Narrow

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