Saskatoon Berry ‘amelanchier alnifolia’
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 10′ H X 6′ W
Bloom Time: Spring
Description: A choice and extremely hardy shrub with beautiful white flowers in early spring, tasty berries in June, and good fall color; extremely versatile and low-maintenance landscape shrub that really deserves to be used more in home landscapes.
Ornamental Features: Dark green foliage. Leaves turn yellow in the fall. White flowers before the leaves. Magnificent blue berries, which are excellent for fresh eating, cooking and baking, making jams and jellies.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter. Good choice for attracting birds to your yard.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)