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Thiessen Saskatoon vs Labrador Tea

Amelanchier alnifolia Thiessen

Ledum groenlandicum

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Labrador Tea

Thiessen Saskatoon is a deciduous shrub that produces delicious edible fruit. They are one of the most productive saskatoons. Their fruit is great in pies, preserves or eating fresh.

Thiessen Saskatoon is most popular with u-pick operations. But it is not the best choice for berry farming because it is too tall for most mechanical harvesting equipment.

Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.

It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.

Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental shrub for boggy, wet areas of your property.

THIESSEN SASKATOON QUICK FACTS

LABRADOR TEA QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 1a
Zone: 1a
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Height: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fall colour: rust orange
Berries: produces large edible berries
Flowers: clusters of tiny white flowers which are fragrant, sticky and attractive to insects
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: low
Pollution tolerance: medium




Toxicity: slightly toxic if ingested



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