Serviceberry

I have 3 clumps of serviceberries with about 4 mature stems each spaced about 10 feet/3 m apart. They are about 15 feet/5 m high and only have foliage on the top third of the bushes. I would like 10…

Planting Two Serviceberries Saplings – Part 2

Hello, I plan to plant two serviceberries in my backyard along the fence for privacy screening. I have no experience and can’t imagine how they look when they grow up. 1)  What should be the distance apart between them (both…

PLANTING TWO SERVICEBERRY SAPLINGS

I plan to plant two serviceberries in my backyard that has plenty of sunshine at my house at Markham, Ontario. 1) Among Robin Hill, Autumn Brilliance and Canadian serviceberry, which one is the easiest to maintain and doesn’t require moist…

Preparing my young serviceberry tree for winter

I have recently planted a serviceberry tree (Amelanchier canadensis) in June of this year.  It has been doing ok, no new leaves, in fact the leaves have been steadily falling, I gave it some fertilizer and compost but that only…

Service berry tree leaf problem

I recently planted a service berry tree in my backyard in May.  It is about 9’ high 4-5’ wide.  It is in full sun, nursery had recommended I mix the loose soil in with the clay soil as we seem…

Damaged serviceberry branch

Hello – Thank you for reading my question. I was hoping for your advice regarding this Downy serviceberry branch that I realize we should have wrapped when it was first damaged during some construction. It’s now a black gash and…

Serviceberry Tree leaves shrivelling

Hello, I have a serviceberry tree that was planted about 6 yrs ago. It’s growing and flowers very well in the spring, however, I’ve had 2 concerns with it: 1) the base/roots still appear to not be fully established. It…

Service berry disease or insect

Hi there All of my service berries have a rusty spot all over the leaves starting around mid June. This has happened for the last few years. Can you help me ID what the issue is and suggest ways to…

Serviceberry

Hello Last year we had a serviceberry tree that died . We believe possibly due to poor drainage. My husband cut it down and there was a stump left. As u can see from the photo there are now branches…

Serviceberry tree planting near septic

How far away (how close) can I plant a serviceberry tree in proximity to a septic tank and field? (Photo: rake for perspective, jug where I’d like to plant the tree)…