Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey' - fruit
  • Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey' - fruit

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey'

£35.00

(Service Berry) An unusual plant in the UK, Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey' is grown primarily for it display of large, edible & sweet, smokey-blue/black fruit each June.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 30 - 50 cm tall) - limited availability this year

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An unusual plant in the UK, Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey' is grown primarily for it display of large, edible & sweet, smokey-blue/black fruit each June. These fruit can be eaten straight of the tree or used in cooking, jams or jellies.

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey' is self fertile and has masses of white flower in spring. The leaves are dark green and can turn shades of red and purple in the autumn but they do not have quite the vivid colours of some of the other selections listed here.

A superb & very small, ornamental fruiting tree which also is good for wildlife.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile, neutral or acid soil. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smokey' grows to be a large, suckering shrub or  very small branching tree.
    • Height: up to 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Fruit - Edible, Good for Wildlife (Birds), To grow in a pot

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