Amelanchier ovalis

Amelanchier ovalis
Amelanchier ovalis

Plant type


Common name
Pero corvino




  • Shrubs

    Sun Exposition

  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Deciduous

    Flower Colour

  • White

    Flowering Period

  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 7

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia
  • Europa
  • Nord America

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Origin: Mediterranean Regions.

Botanical characteristics: It is a medium-sized shrub up to 3 mt high. Leaves are oval-elliptic with serrated margin, dark green on the upper side and white woolly on the underside. Flowers are white with short and erect racemes and they bloom in April-May. They are smaller than the one of the other Amelanchier but of longer duration. Its fruit is ovoid, red first and then black.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is suitable for any well-drained, calcareous soil. It needs full sun.

Use: It is used for reforestation of too rocky and calcareous lands. Moreover, in natural reserves.