Saskatoon - Amelanchier alnifolia

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Large fruit producing shrub with purplish blue berries when ripe. Fruit is good for fresh eating, pies and jams. Great for ornamental with glossy green foliage that changes to a vivid orange to red Fall Colour. Used in native plantings.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers a moist, well drained, slightly acid soil. Fertilize in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Prune to remove broken or damaged limbs. 

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