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Amelanchier La Paloma
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Amelanchier 'La Paloma'

Snowy Mespilus

Description: Amelanchier 'La Paloma', previously distributed as Amelanchier laevis, is a wonderful cultivar that deserves to be widely planted. The pure white, pendulous racemes look sensational against the coppery-red young leaves in April. Forms a round-headed small tree with rich reddish-orange autumnal tints. Perfect for smaller gardens.

History: Originated from the Netherlands in 1990s. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Amelanchier Growing Tips: They will thrive in moist, well-drained, lime-free soil. The best autumn colour is achieved when they're planted in a full sun position but they do tolerate partial shade.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 4m x 3m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Prune after flowering Prune after flowering