Saskatoon

Amelanchier alnifolia

Amélanchier à feuilles d’aulne

While the Saskatoon berries may look like blueberries, they are more closely related to the apple family. When they are fully mature, berries are sweet and have a delectable fruit flavour. Other names: Saskatoon-berry, Western Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis)

Berries are used to make jelly.


Its natural habitat is, Rocky ridges, alongside streams, dry to moist open woods..


Caring for Saskatoon

May spread by stolons (root sprouts) to form colonies. Tolerates harsh conditions but is not pollution tolerant.

It is happiest in Does best on moist, well-drained soil.

In terms of water, Saskatoon needs Low to moderate need for water.