Details / Key Facts
Snowy Mespilus, Amelanchier lamarckii has white, star-shaped flowers. This plant is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil under full sun to part shade. Lamarckii is tolerant of a somewhat wide range of soils, but prefers moist, well-drained loams. It has berries like pome fruits that are dark red when young, but become dark purple with time. The fruits are edible and have an apple and sweet flavour. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant.
Common name: Snowy Mespilus
Botanical name: Amelanchier lamarckii
Flowering time: Spring
Soil: Clay, Sand, Loam
Height and spread: 8-12 metres and 4-8 metres
Aspect: North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing, Full Sun or Partial Shade