Amelanchier lamarckii – Snowy Mespilus

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Amelanchier lamarckii – Snowy Mespilus Hedging

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Amelanchier lamarckii – Snowy Mespilus – Pot Grown

Botanical Name Common Name Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Pot
Amelanchier lamarckii Snowy Mespilus 40-60cm POA 2ltr

Amelanchier lamarckii – Snowy Mespilus – Bare Root & Root Ball

Botanical Name Common Name Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Type
Amelanchier lamarckii Snowy Mespilus 40-60cm POA BR
Amelanchier lamarckii Snowy Mespilus 60-90cm POA BR
Amelanchier lamarckii Snowy Mespilus 90-120cm POA BR

Key: BR = Bare Root | (Available November to March – Min Order 50 no. )

Details / Key Facts

Amelanchier lamarckii – Snowy Mespilus 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.

Key Facts

  • Common name: Snowy Mespilus
  • Botanical name: Amelanchier lamarckii
  • Group: Hedge 
  • 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
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Difficulty: Easy


Native Mixed hedging is traditionally made up of 50% hawthorn & blackthorn, with remaining 50% split between the other varieties.

Minimum order 50 plants of each variety.

Recommend 5 plants per metre in a double staggered row.

How To Grow

Langley Horticulture recommend 5 plants per metre in a double staggered row.Grow in moist, lime free, well-drained soil. The best autumn colour is achieved when grown in full sun.

Propagate by seed and semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance City & Courtyard Gardens Wildlife Gardens


Amelanchier lamarckii are small deciduous trees or shrubs with showy white flowers in early spring, red to purple fruits and often good autumn colour

Further Information
Amelanchier lamarckii is a large erect deciduous shrub or small tree of open habit, with bronze-tinged young leaves turning orange and red in autumn. White flowers in short lax racemes as the leaves unfurl. Fruit a red to dark purple-black berry, soon eaten by birds


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