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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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  • 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.
  • Foliage: Gray-green foliage, multi-stemmed, turns yellow to red in fall.
  • 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.
  • Size: 12-18" Bareroot
  • 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.

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.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
4B 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
5A 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
5B 3/16/20 - 6/5/20
6A 3/9/20 - 6/5/20
6B 3/2/20 - 6/5/20
7A 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
7B 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
8A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
9A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
10A & B 2/10/20 - 5/15/20
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/1/20
8A-10B: 5/11/20

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.

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