Canadian Saskatoon berry (serviceberry/juneberry) Amelchanier alnifolia. All varieties provide excellent flavored large berries that may be used just like blueberries. We will ship a 2.5" potted plant of either Lee 3, Lee 8, Honeywood, Martin, Nelson, Northline, Smokey, Thiessen depending upon availability at time of shipping. Bushes grow 6-15' tall. Pruning recommended. Susceptible to woolly elm aphid and fire blight. Usually more of a problem in orchard settings than in home gardens. See USA Gardener and Wikipedia for more info.
Dr. Richard St-Pierre has compiled more detailed information regarding saskatoons, posted at prairie-elements.ca. A Saskatoon Berry Production Manual is also available for purchase from Canada.
For wholesale orders of 50+ plants please contact us for availability of the specific variety you wish and pricing.
(Tasty berries pictured at left are from an unidentified variety at an orchard in Saskatchewan. Click here for more fotos.)