the flowers and berries of the Serviceberry tree attracts wildlife
Photo: Virginia and Barry Foster
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Serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea)

White flowers in spring and purple-red berries in fall distinguish this small multi-stemmed or single-trunk tree, which thrives in a wide range of conditions. Songbirds—as well as less welcome backyard interlopers, like deer and bears—relish the edible fruits.

Check the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map to see if you can grow this tree.

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