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Saskatoon Blueberry

Hardy in the Far North

Not a true blueberry, but it tastes like one and doesn't need acid soil to thrive. Produces a huge July crop. Grows 15-20 ft. tall. Self-pollinating.12-18 in. Zones 2-7.
  • 08511
  • 12-18" Bareroot
  • $14.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Amelanchier alnifolia (not a particular cultivar), Serviceberry
  • Height: 15 - 20 feet.
  • Spacing: Can be planted 3 - 4 feet apart to create a hedge or further apart if desired.
  • Depth: Plant stain on trunk at soil surface.
  • Spread: Up to 15 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial sun.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating. No pollinator is required, but for higher fruit yields plant 2 or more plants.
  • Yield: Excellent yields.
  • Color: White.
  • Foliage: Gray-green foliage.; multi-stemmed, turns yellow to red in Fall.
  • Blooms: Spring.
  • Fruit: Sweet 1/2 inch round black berries.
  • Zone: 2 - 7 (-50° F.).
  • Form: Deciduous. Upright and spreading.
  • Flower Form: White flowers in clusters.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, moist, alkaline, sandy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate, approximately 12 - 18 inches per year.
  • Pruning: Typically does not require pruning. If needed, prune after the fruit has set or after harvest.
  • Comments: Usually black fruit but ranges from cream to red and black. High in Vitamin C. UNable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 5/20/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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