Obelisk is an upright form of Amelanchier or Juneberry, making it a good choice for the smaller garden, and offering plenty of interest through the seasons.
In spring it features a mass of white blossom, followed by tiny blue fruits over the summer (best left for the birds).
The dense foliage is green over the summer, turning orange and red in the autumn.
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Obelisk is a small but very upright shrub / tree. It is easy to grow, and prefers moist soils which are neutral or slightly acidic.
If left to its own devices it may become multi-stemmed.
Obelisk is an ornamental variety of Amelanchier alnifolia. Most varieties of this species produce edible fruits, similar (but not related to) blueberries. They are also known as Juneberries or Saskatoons.
Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied.
Approximate girth: 6/8cm.
Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.