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Saskatoon Blueberry

Hardy in the Far North
  • SKU: 08511
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Saskatoon Blueberry

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.
Product Details
  • FormDeciduous. Upright and spreading.
  • LightFull sun to partial sun.
  • Height15 - 20 feet.
  • SpreadUp to 15 feet.
  • SpacingCan be planted 3 - 4 feet apart to create a hedge or further apart if desired.
  • Zones2 - 7 (-50° F.).
  • FoliageGray-green foliage.; multi-stemmed, turns yellow to red in Fall.
  • Flower FormWhite flowers in clusters.
  • ColorWhite.
  • BloomsSpring.
  • FruitSweet 1/2 inch round black berries.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, rich, moist, alkaline, sandy soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate, approximately 12 - 18 inches per year.
  • PruningTypically does not require pruning. If needed, prune after the fruit has set or after harvest. Prune dead or damaged branches anytime.
  • PollinatorSelf-pollinating. No pollinator is required, but for higher fruit yields plant 2 or more plants.
  • CommentsUsually black fruit but ranges from cream to red and black. High in Vitamin C. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
  • YieldExcellent yields.
  • Botanical NameAmelanchier alnifolia (not a particular cultivar), Serviceberry
  • DepthPlant stain on trunk at soil surface.
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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: 6/3/19

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