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Saskatoon Serviceberry
Scientific Name: Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt.
Family: Rosaceae
Saskatoon Serviceberry (Amelanchier  alnifolia)
Saskatoon Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia), U.S.D.A. Drawing, courtesy Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-6,31-45
USDA: 2-7

Sun Exposure: Part sun to full sun

Origin: Northwestern North America

Growth Habits: Deciduous shrub, 3 feet to 20 feet tall (90 cm-6 m), 3 feet to 5 feet in spread (90 cm-1.5 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water to regular water


Saskatoon Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia), U.S.D.A. Drawing, courtesy Hunt Institute

Blooming Habits:
White flowers.

Fruiting Habits:
Blue, edible berries.

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