Serviceberry anyone?

gmp3June 3, 2013

I had five arborvitae die this winter and need a tall, narrow shrub to replace them. One garden center recommended the Rainbow Pillar serviceberry. Pictures of them are beautiful in the fall! It will be planted on a drip system. We would like something fast growing to give us summer privacy in our suburban lawn.

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kristie73(z5 Co Springs)

I don't know if Serviceberry's grow fast, but I have a Serviceberry Tree, Autumn Brilliance. It's a single stem and it is very beautiful in the fall. It has white flowers in the spring that change into berries. The birds love it. It's a small tree. I would recommend it.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 11:20AM
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kristie73(z5 Co Springs)

Oops not sure how to add two photos in same message. Here's another how it looks now.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 11:21AM
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denver_blossom

Serviceberries are typically slow growers.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2013 at 7:11PM
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