Amelanchier alnifolia

Saskatoon

Delicate white blossoms in spring give way to edible berries “Juneberries” which ripen in June. Birds adore the berries, and beat you to the harvest if you’re not quick!

This edible perennial requires rich compost and slightly moist soil to grow well.

Height: 15 feet

Sun Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Water Requirements: Well drained soils

Flowers: Showy white flowers April-May

Attracts: Birds and berry eating animals

Special Tolerances: Drought, salt, erosion control species