Cold Hardy Fruit Trees and Products for Sale

 

Saskatoons

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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. Please add "Note to Seller" upon checkout screen if you wish to request a specific variety.

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.)

4"-11" tall


12"-20" tall

JB30
4-11" tall.

Saskatoon Berry Black Tea - 20 ct

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This hearty and flavourful blend of black tea and real saskatoon berries can be enjoyed hot or iced for a refreshing summertime treat.

$7.50 / box of 20

Saskatoon Berry Black Tea - 5 ct

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This hearty and flavourful blend of black tea and real saskatoon berries can be enjoyed hot or iced for a refreshing summertime treat.

$3.00 - box of 5

Saskatoon Berry Green Tea - 5 ct

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A taste of the Far East meets West in saskatoon berry flavoured green tea. Try it chilled with a squeeze of citrus (lemon or lime) and a touch of sugar for refreshing summer treat.

$3.00 - box of 5


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We apologize for selling out of some varieties already, but we are looking at getting a good quantity and variety of seaberry for 2015. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please contact us.

Sea berry, Hippophae rhamnoides, are either male or female so males are needed for pollination. Males need to be planted at a rate of 1 male for every 7 females. Sea Berry is wind pollinated and bears approximately 3 years after planting. Sea berry is hardy to minus 40° F, grows in USDA zones 3-9, likes full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.

Please note that sea berry suckers, up to 15 feet or more, so should not be planted next to your neighbor's property line! Suckers are best controlled by simply mowing the grass around the bush.

Generic Male Seaberry (1 male per 5-7 females)



Star of Altai™ (Chuskaya cv.) grows 6-8 ft. in height. This Siberia variety bears good crops of unusually sweet, large and reddish-orange berries, and grow better in colder and drier continental climates. Female plant shipped bare root, 1-2' tall.

SOLD OUT

Russian Orange™ (Otradnaya cv) An attractive, vigorous, and productive, medium-size shrub, Russian Orange™ bears abundant crops of very large, flavorful, deep orange berries. Russian Orange™ also features unusually lush, grayish green foliage. This variety is well adapted to regions with long, cold winters and also grow well in mild climates. Female plant shipped bare root, 1-2' tall.




Golden Sweet is an attractive, medium size shrub having an upright growth habit. It is particularly noted for its large and very sweet fruit. It likely originated from Central Asia and takes a little longer to come into bearing than most others, but the tasty berries are worth the wait.

SOLD OUT

Seaberry Links
Production Guide
International Sea Buckthorn conference, Germany 2013
Himalayan Sea Buckthorn
Fotos of various unnamed bushes.



   

   

   

   

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