Native Saskatoon

Native Saskatoon

Amelanchier alnifolia

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A very hardy, native, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub with an upright, spreading habit of growth. White early to mid spring blooms are followed by dark blue, edible berries. Late spring fruit is excellent for fresh eating, baking, and making jams and jellies. Dark green leaves throughout the season, turning to an orange colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 10 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 7 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible fruit
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Latin Name: Amelanchier alnifolia
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Size:

Large size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Orange fall colour

Pollination:

Self-pollinating

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Notes:

 

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil until established and then can tolerate both dry and moist locations

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution

Soil Acidity:

Prefers sandy, loamy soil

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot

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