Amelanchier alnifolia 'Obelisk'

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’

A four foot wide variety of the native Serviceberry with white flowering shrub that produces an excellent edible purple fruit. Also displays good fall color that ranges from yellow to maroon. Very hardy. An attractive plant for naturalization or massing. Birds enjoy the fruit and deer browse this plant as well. Especially well suited as a tall, narrow hedge.

Plant Height at Maturity

12 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

6 feet

Growth Rate


Growth Habit

Upright | Columnar

Landscape Uses

Hedge | Ornamental Specimen | Water Garden

Environmental Features

Native Species | Pollinator Friendly | Bird Habitat | Wildlife Forage Source

Tough Sites

Alkaline Soil | Compacted Soil | Wet Soil | Dry Soil | Calcareous Soil | Urban Conditions

Seasonal Interest

Fall Color | Spring Flowering

Flower Color