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Snowy mespilus (Amelanchier ovalis)

snowy mespilus


metabolism stimulating

Areas of application:


Plant parts used:


Collection time:

July, August

To find:

Rarely found on rocky slopes, in warm bushes and on stony ground.


Fructose, glucose, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, zinc, iron, copper phosphorus, glycosides (hydrocyanic acid) in leaves and kernels


The fruits of the snowy mespilus are the size of a cherry and blue-black when ripe and have nothing to do with the actual pear.

The fruits are used to make jam, jelly or liqueur. Due to the vitamin C content and the many minerals, it is easy for the body to utilize.

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