Service tree grows on the edges of the forest and as solitary tree. In the past, during Roman empire, its fruits have been used for making alcoholic drinks. Today, service tree can be used for ornamental purposes, wood and fruit production. The fruits can be eaten when over-ripe, otherwise their taste is pungent. Some products obtained from service tree’s fruits: marmalades, jellies, fruit wine or other alcoholic drinks, juices and jams. In medicine the fruits are used against intestinal problems, diabetes, neurological diseases and cardiovascular disorders . The main use of this species is timber which has an excellent quality and reaches quite high prices. European canker of apple (Nectria galligen) and apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) can cause premature leaf fall.