Name

Serviceberry/Juneberry

Family Species

Amelanchier alnifolia

Wildlife Value

Good

Average height

10'

Origin

Native

Shade Tolerance

Moderate

Drought Tolerance

Fair

Growth Rate

Moderate

Fruit

Edible Berry

Special Characteristics

White Flowers

Seedling Size 12" to 18"

 

 

 

General Description

A hardy, medium to tall, suckering shrub, native to prairie hillsides and woody draws. Also called Saskatoon and Serviceberry. Fruits are highly prized for food. Selected cultivars are used in commercial production.

 

Pests

Intermittent flower or fruit loss may be caused by insects or late frosts. Amelanchier alnifolia is susceptible to cedar-apple rust.

 

Uses

Fruit is often used in pies, jam, wines, cider, beers and sugar-infused berries similar to dried cranberries used for cereals, trail mix and snack foods.

 

Serviceberry (bundle of 25)

$35.00Price

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