Common name: Snowy Mespilus, Common serviceberry, Oval-leaved serviceberry
Origin: Southern Europe
Height at maturity: 2 to 3 meters
Plant type: fruit shrub
Flower color: white
Soil type: all, like limestone
Watering: very little dry
Use: pot, isolated subject
Diseases and Pests:-
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
Amelanchier ovalis is a shrub 2 to 3 meters high whose deciduous leaves are oval-rounded (ovalis). The flowers are white grouped in small clusters forming a corymb. The fruits are globose, black to blue in color. The bay is called saskatoon (feminine name); it is sweet and edible.
In the Middle Ages, he often found it in the simple garden of monasteries, or in the central garden of cloisters. It was sometimes nicknamed the bird tree.