General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 to 18 feet (.9-5.5m)
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet (1.8-2.4m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Pomes red ripening to purple/black with white bloom.
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees

Common names
  • Serviceberry
  • Saskatoon
  • Saskatoon Serviceberry
  • Juneberry
  • Round-Leaved Serviceberry
  • June Berry
  • Saskatoon Berry
  • Mountain Blueberry
  • Shadblow
  • Western Serviceberry
  • Shad-Bush
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Amelanchier alnifolia
  • Synonym: Amelanchier sanguinea var. alnifolia

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