5ft Multistem Amelanchier lamarckii Tree | 9L Pot

Code: TR0133
5ft Multistem Amelanchier lamarckii Tree | 9L Pot
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5ft Multistem Amelanchier lamarckii Tree | 9L Pot

Lovely blossom, berries and autumn colour that provide year-round interest

This tree is a tall, hardy plant which fruits an edible red/purple berry, which is popular with the birds, bringing them flocking to your garden but can also be used to make jams and jellies. The white flowers in spring are reminiscent of ornamental cherry flowers, and the autumn colour of the leaves is fantastic, adding a new dimension to your garden's colour scheme.

Best grown either as a specimen tree or as a border peice, the Snowy Mespulis tolerates a wide range of soil and offers year-round interest.

Variety Information

Habit Upright
Flower Colour White
Foliage Colour Bronze (Spring), Green (Summer), Orange (Autumn)
Fruit Colour Red/Purple
Features Spring Blossom, Autumn Colour

Size Information

Supplied As 9L Pot
Height on Arrival Height can vary depending on when you purchase your tree, and what rootstock and variety combination you buy.1.2-1.5m incl. pot
Age 2 Years
Eventual Height & Spread Eventual size depends on both environmental and genetic conditions. 12m x 10m (40 x 33ft)
Supplied As Height On ArrivalTitle Supplied By Price Link Image
Bare Root 1.2m Bare Root Primrose-Supplied Tree
Primrose£30.00 View Here
9L Pot 1.5m 9L Pot Primrose-Supplied Tree
Primrose £47.99This Product
12L Pot 1.5m 12L Pot Frank P Matthews-Supplied Tree
Frank P Matthews £99.99 View Here
Optional Extras
  • One Tree Stake and Tie Kit - 1.2m
    Add +
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
    Add +
  • Tree Planting Kit - Tree Stake, Tie and Empathy Rootgrow
    Add +
  • 1L Grow Your Own Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser by Empathy™
    Add +
Selected items will be included with your purchase

Key is to regularly water newly-planted trees, at least bimonthly for two months. It is also important to ensure you choose a location where your tree has enough space, which you can calculate from a variety's eventual height and spread.

Bare root & containerised trees have different planting requirements. With bare root, it is important to soak your tree's roots in water for up to 2 hours before planting, while with containerised trees it is important to drench your tree's rootball. With bare root it can be useful to prune woody roots back a few inches, while with containerised trees, it is important to free any spiralized roots growing around the rootball's circumference. With bare root trees, dig a hole so as to ensure the graft point is above the soil, while with containerised trees, ensure the pot sits no lower than an inch below ground.

Bare root & containerised trees also share planting requirements. Dig a hole twice the radius of the rootball. Stake your tree no more than 2-3 inches from the stem, pointing away from the prevailing wind. Fill the hole with a mix of compost and garden soil, and add fertiliser and mycorrhizal fungi. Do not compress the soil. Give your tree a good watering. Add mulch on top whether bark and wood chippings, compost, manure, leaf-mould and stones. Make sure mulch doesn't touch the stem. Tie the stake to your tree, leaving space for growth. Place a rabbit guard around your tree.

Apply fertiliser and replace decomposed mulch come spring. Check ties to ensure there is no rubbing. Collect fallen leaves in autumn.

We have developed an eco friendly polypot currently in use across our 9L range. The polypot uses less than 20% of the plastic compared with a normal pot and, unlike most garden center pots, is recyclable. Polypots also prevent root spiraling to encourage a healthier root system.

All trees arrive in a specially made, extra thick, cardboard box with a clamp to hold the pot in place at the bottom of the box. This prevents any movement during transit, keeping your plant safe.

We wrap the roots of our bare root trees and use compost to keep them moist during transport. This extra bit of protection prevents them from drying out and makes sure your tree gets off to a flying start.

We use the same specialised box as our potted trees to ensure safe transit.

Amelanchier trees are easy to grow. Your tree’s growth and output will likely be fine providing you followed our planting and care instructions. Below we address some common queries:

  • Hardiness: Amelanchier species are native to the temperate regions of the Northern hemisphere and are therefore well adapted to the UK's climate.
  • Position: Amelanchier trees benefit from being planted in full sun. Planting your tree in a sheltered spot will allow the tree to put more resources into flowering.
  • Soil Types: Soil types are best ignored and remain an unwelcome confusion. Every plant will adapt to its conditions. Having said that, less than ideal conditions will reduce growth. Waterlogged soils will starve your tree of oxygen, which plays a key role in photosynthesis, cause its roots to rot and create the perfect environment for many diseases. Similarly, compressed soils can starve a tree of oxygen and water, so do not compress the soil when planting. Aeration can be improved further with mulching.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.7/5 (10 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"Too early to tell - it's just branches at this time of the year."

Reviewed Monday, 12 November 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Trees that promise interest and colour all year round with the added bonus of encouraging wild life into the garden."

Reviewed Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Item despatched quickly and well packed"

Reviewed Sunday, 30 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Both plants arrived in good health ."

Reviewed Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"wonderful plant and service"

Reviewed Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Large healthy plant, seems to be doing well so far."

Reviewed Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Seems strong and healthy. Only time will tell though."

Reviewed Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Rating: 4/5


Reviewed Thursday, 2 March 2017

Rating: 4/5

"Product arrived in good condition and was exactly as described."

Reviewed Saturday, 7 March 2015

Rating: 4/5


Reviewed Monday, 26 May 2014

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