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Amelanchier arborea

Common name(s): Downy Serviceberry, Shadberry, Shadblow Serviceberry

Plant type: deciduous small tree
Primary method of propagation: seed

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Summer
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: scarification and stratificati
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-85 degrees F
Comment: Sow seeds soon after collection. Keep beds mulched until germination begins the following Summer. Sow 1/4 inch deep.