What Is a Serviceberry Bush?


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The serviceberry bush is a small tree or large shrub that has blue-green or bright green leaves and white flowers, according to Better Homes and Gardens. The bush also produces an edible purple fruit that can be used in jellies and jams.

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What Is a Serviceberry Bush?
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The serviceberry bush can grow in all sun conditions, from full sun to shade, growing to 8 to 20 feet tall and 4 to 20 feet wide. The foliage changes in the fall to vibrant autumnal hues. The serviceberry bush is drought-tolerant, low-maintenance and attractive to birds. It is considered "hardy" in USDA hardiness zones 2 to 9.

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