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Tree of the Month - April 2017

Posted: April 6, 2017 at 17:43 pm Author: Dan Crowley

What is tree of the month?

Amelanchier asiatica

Amelanchier asiatica

Why is it tree of the month?

One of the joys of spring is Amelanchier asiatica, a small tree that flowers beautifully. It is native to parts of China, Korea and Japan. Our sole specimen was grown from seed collected in the latter and was planted here in 1995.

Where can I find it?

You can find it on Main Drive in the Old Arboretum. Tree #16.0453.

Find the plant using the Westonbirt map.