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Saskatoon Blueberry

Hardy in the Far North

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Saskatoon Blueberry

Hardy in the Far North

  • Fruit has true blueberry flavor
  • Berries are very high in vitamin C
  • Does not require acidic soil
  • Bears huge July crops
  • Cold hardy to 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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  • Botanical Name: Amelanchier alnifolia
  • Height: 15 - 20 feet.
  • Spacing: Can be planted 3 - 4 feet apart to create a hedge or further apart if desired.
  • Depth: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them.
  • Spread: Up to 15 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating. No pollinator is required, but for higher fruit yields plant 2 or more plants.
  • Yield: Excellent yields. Bears fruit in 3-4 years.
  • Color: Pure white.
  • Size: 12-18" Bareroot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, All Spring
  • Fruit: Sweet, 1/2-inch, round black berries.
  • Zone: 2-7
  • Form: Fruit, Small Fruit, Native Fruit
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers in clusters.
  • Soil Requirements: 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. Remove dead or damaged branches any time.
  • Foliage: Gray-green foliage, multi-stemmed, turns yellow to red in fall.
  • Comments: Usually black fruit but ranges from cream to red and black. High in Vitamin C. Extremely hardy. Provides a great natural habitat for wildlife. Good food source for birds and other wildlife. Needs moisture to bear fruit. Not a true blueberry, but it tastes like one and does not need acidic soil to thrive. Produces a huge July crop. Grows 15 - 20 feet tall. Self-pollinating.

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