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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Amelanchier alnifolia'' 'Saskatoon'<br>
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'''Common Name:''' Western Serviceberry</h3>
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Showy apple-like spring flowers, tasty summer fruit, fall color, picturesque winter branches. Can be pruned as espalier or ornamental shrub. Great for woodland gardens, under pines, and at high elevations.<br>
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'''Plant Family:''' Rosaceae
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'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
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'''Height by Width:''' 3-15' H x 8' W
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'''Growth Habit:''' Open spreading form
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'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter deciduous
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'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
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'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun to light shade
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'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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'''Water Requiremenets:''' Drought-tolerant to moderate
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'''Cold Hardy to:''' 11,000'
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'''Flower Season:''' Spring
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'''Flower Color:''' White
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'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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'''Distribution:''' North Coast, Klamath Ranges, North and Central Highlands of Sierra Nevada to Alaska
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'''Natural Habitat:''' Dry areas of mountain slopes and flats, open shrubland, coniferous forest
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'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Butterflies:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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'''Other Names'''<br>
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'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 14:46, 8 August 2008

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Saskatoon'

Botanical Name: Amelanchier alnifolia 'Saskatoon'
Common Name: Western Serviceberry

Showy apple-like spring flowers, tasty summer fruit, fall color, picturesque winter branches. Can be pruned as espalier or ornamental shrub. Great for woodland gardens, under pines, and at high elevations.


Plant Family: Rosaceae

Plant Type: Shrub

Height by Width: 3-15' H x 8' W

Growth Habit: Open spreading form

Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous

Growth Rate: Slow

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Soil Preference: Adaptable

Water Requiremenets: Drought-tolerant to moderate

Cold Hardy to: 11,000'

Flower Season: Spring

Flower Color: White

Endangered? Not Listed

Distribution: North Coast, Klamath Ranges, North and Central Highlands of Sierra Nevada to Alaska

Natural Habitat: Dry areas of mountain slopes and flats, open shrubland, coniferous forest

Hummingbirds: FALSE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: TRUE
Butterflies: FALSE
Clay: FALSE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: FALSE
Container: FALSE



Care and Maintenance

History

Other Names

Links