The serviceberry is a small tree delightful through every season. It provides bright blooms in the spring, colorful fruit in the summer (beloved by birds), stunning foliage in the fall, and attractive bark in the winter. Serviceberries can be found in the Ramble near the Gill, and near the West Drive between West 75th and 76th Streets.
Leaves1-3 inches long, oval, alternate, toothed
FruitSmall, purple pomes
FlowerSmall, white, bloom in early spring
BarkSmooth, gray, develop cracks as they mature