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Saskatoon Berry Plant or ServiceberryBy Brian Crawford CC BY-SA 2.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Amalanchier Alnifolia

Shrubbing, self-pollinating deciduous plant growing to a maximum height of 5m with most specimens typically pruning well at 2-3M. Serves as both a superbly prolific edible hedge and ornamental landscape feature with its clumping form, abundant wraith-like flowers and bronze fall foliage. Extremely cold tolerant, the saskatoon will withstand sub zero temperatures and tolerate a range of soil types, even those of poor quality. Extremely productive, a single bush can produce upwards of a thousand berries per season. Berries, which resemble large blueberries but are actually a sort of pome making them more closely related to apples, ripen simultaneously making for a simple harvest. Flavour is delicious and piquant, reminiscent of blueberries and almonds. They are typically eaten fresh or dried, or are used to make pie fillings of unrivaled flavour. They are rich in manganese, magnesium, iron, phenolics, flavonols, natural sugars, vitamin C,calcium, potassium, copper and carotene.

Other Names: #LS10 ServiceBerry
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$19.75 0 Seedling Pot: 0.5L
Height: 10-20cm
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Saskatoon Berry  or serviceberry

Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots



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Saskatoon Berry (Seedling) 7/10

Linton's Edible Fruits
Update: 1319 days 10hrs

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Have 3 varieties of Amelanchiers:

A. Canadensis, A. Arborea and A. Alnifolia, the latter being commonly known as Saskatoon Berry. Only A. Arborea has fruited so far and I have found that they will not flower or fruit if in shade so full sun is best.

Last year the birds got them so it is imperative that they are netted before they ripen. Currently have a crop that is still ripening on the tree which is about 1.5 metres high and 3 years old.

Fruiting Months November and December

Planted: 2014

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

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