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Common Snowberry vs Martin Saskatoon

Symphoricarpos albus

Amelanchier alnifolia Martin

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(new stock expected: fall of 2018)

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Common Snowberry
Martin Saskatoon

Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.

This North American native species is very adaptable, and can be used for erosion control in riparian and restoration areas. Snowberry's fruit attracts wildlife, and livestock can consume the berries without issue.

Martin Saskatoon is a hardy prairie plant. The berries have a large size and a delicious taste. This species has consistent yield, making it great for both orchards and small gardens. The berries ripen uniformly, making them convenient for machine harvesting.

COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

MARTIN SASKATOON QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 1a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: white waxy berry-like drupes
Berries: produces large edible berries
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: 30 years +
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: low



Toxicity: berries toxic to humans


Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, pacific serviceberry, pigeon berry, western juneberry, western serviceberry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes