A part of the Rosaceae family, the amelanchier lamarckii hedging plant is considered as a small deciduous tree, with unique characteristics that keep it looking beautiful all year round. Depending on the way the plant is cultivated, it can grow into a large shrub or a small tree with a large spreading habit.
When amelanchier hedges are in full bloom, it can be a spectacular sight to behold, even in the smallest of gardens. The delicate flowers that are produced take the shape of small stars; later transforming into edible fruits that taste similarly to blueberries. During the summer season, the berries grow bright red, eventually darkening into a purple-black in the autumn.
The foliage of the amelanchier hedge itself is an attractive green during the height of the season, before colouring colouring to rich autumn hues of yellow, orange and red later in the year.
Growth Rate for Snowy Mespilus Hedges
Native to the more balmy regions of the Northern Hemisphere, amelanchier lamarckii is comfortable growing in any reasonable soil, including clay, sand and loam. Remarkably resilient to extreme conditions, it can perform in some of the severest European climates.
Capable of reaching heights of up to 8m when left unpruned and unshaped, Juneberry hedges have a generally average growth rate of 30-40cm per year. We recommend planting amelanchier lamarckii in both sheltered or exposed conditions. Preferring sunlight, it can also survive in partial shade in inland and coastal regions.
Care for Your Juneberry Hedge
A relatively untroublesome hedging option, amelanchier plants require a light prune during late winter or early spring, while taking care to trim any dead or diseased growth after flowering. While generally pest free, Juneberry hedges are prone occasionally to damage from fireblight.
Please contact our team for more advice on pest and disease control if you are new to hedge maintenance.
Snowy Mespilus Hedge Planting Density
All of the Amelanchier plants on this page are suitable for growing as trees, shrubs or for hedging. If you are planning for an Amelanchier hedge then we would recommend that you plant them 3-5 plants per metre to ensure that they are not crowded.
Ensure that the soil conditions are well-drained and moist, but not waterlogged. We currently offer amelanchier in bare root, rootball or potted forms which can be selected depending on your gardening requirements. For our rootball juneberry plant, feel free to plant 1-2 hedges per meter.
Are you a gardening beginner? Take a look at our page on How To Plant A Hedge for general advice on hedge planting.
Why Choose Hopes Grove Nurseries?
Hopes Grove Nurseries believe in providing quality services, from the cultivation to the delivery of plants to your doorstep. All of our hedging plants are covered by our quality guarantee, giving you peace of mind when you purchase. As well as this, we will supply full cultural instructions with your order to make it as easy as possible for you to get the results you desire. We strongly recommend Rootgrow and Bonemeal to help establish newly planted trees; these may found on the left hand menu.
Between our team of 16, the decades of experience we have gathered has now allowed us to offer a service that you will be hard pushed to find anywhere else.
If you have any queries about our amelanchier lamarckii hedge plants or to find our more about proper care and maintenance, get in touch today.