R J Hilton is an excellent example of the Snowy Mespilus species Amelanchier laevis. In spring the profusion of young flowers have a pink hue before opening to pure white. The early spring blossom has a coppery tint.
In autumn the leaves take on autumnal colours.
You may also get a small crop of dark black/blue fruits (known as Saskatoons).
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R J Hilton can be planted in partial shade if necessary but for best autumn leaf colours plant in full sun.
R J Hilton is a seedling of the species Amelanchier laevis.
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.