Service berry


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(Bot.) the fruit of any kind of service tree. In British America the name is especially applied to that of the several species or varieties of the shad bush (Amelanchier.

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The Amalanchier or service berry (saskatoon) is exceedingly abundant, and here bears larger and finer fruit than I seen elsewhere.
The front of the home has a large Japanese maple tree, a Sugar Thyme Crab tree and a Service Berry tree that all help shade their front porch.
Fireblight is a bacterial disease that most commonly attacks apple and crabapple trees, but it also can bother cotoneaster, hawthorn, mountain ash, pear, pyracantha, quince, and service berry. New spring growth on affected branches wilts and appears scorched.