no longer available Saskatoon Berry (Amelanchier alnifolia) THIESSEN

Fertile variety blossoms and matures earlier than other varieties. Variety preferred by amateurs. Shrub attractive for insects and birds. Recommended for direct consumption, cooking, baking, jams and jellies.

Origin: selection from seedlings of the variety Thiessen, Saskatchewan, Canada
Growth: strong, height up to 5 m. Young plants are characterized by an upscale and compact plant shape, older shrubs have a tendency to spread (width up to 6 m).
Flower: mid-April, self-fertile
Fruit: large, diameter up to 1,7 cm, almost round, blue-black with a weak coating, juicy, sweet taste. In loose grapes 6 - 12 pieces.
Ripening time: early, mid-June
Resistance to diseases: not too sensitive to fungal diseases, or pests

Details and Specifications
Pot growing plant:yes

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Saskatoon Berry (Amelanchier alnifolia) THIESSEN

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