Wildlife

Attracts Wildlife

Amelanchier alnifolia

Amelanchier alnifolia

Common Name: Saskatoon Serviceberry

Native to western and central North America, this deciduous multi-stemmed shrub is self-fertile and pollinated by bees. It is adaptable to many soil types including clay.


Aronia melanocarpa

Aronia melanocarpa

Common Name: Black Chokeberry

Multi-season interest: clusters of small white flowers in May, purple-black fruit in fall, and red foliage in winter.


Asimina triloba

Asimina triloba

Common Name: Pawpaw

A multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with a short trunk and spreading branches. This native tends to sucker and form colonies in the wild. Produces oblong fruit that has the flavor of a banana and consistency of custard.


Castanea mollissima

Castanea mollissima

Common Name: Chinese Chestnut

Low branching tree with a round canopy. Slow to medium growth rate. Foliage is dark green during the summer changing to yellowish-bronze in the fall. White flowers in early summer followed by edible chestnuts in fall.

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