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Thiessen Saskatoon vs Romeo Cherry

Amelanchier alnifolia Thiessen

Prunus cerasus x fruticosa Romeo

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Romeo Cherry

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.

Romeo Cherry is a hardy deciduous hybrid shrub variety of Sour Cherry released in the Romance Series of dwarf sour cherries from the University of Saskatchewan in 2004. It features dark red/black, flavourful fruit most suitable for fresh eating, processing, and juice production. Romeo Cherry is also suitable as an accent or landscape tree.

THIESSEN SASKATOON QUICK FACTS

ROMEO CHERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: orange
Berries: produces large edible berries
Berries: medium sized dark red/black cherries best for making juice or fresh eating
Flowers: white
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: low
Pollution tolerance: medium







Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no