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Thiessen Saskatoon vs Boreal Beast Haskap

Amelanchier alnifolia Thiessen

Lonicera caerulea Boreal Beast

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Thiessen Saskatoon is a deciduous shrub that produces delicious edible fruit. Thiessen saskatoons are one of the most productive saskatoons great in pies, preserves or eating fresh. However, they are most popular with u-pick operations because their height gets to about 16ft tall which is too tall for most mechanical harvesting equipment.

Boreal Beast is a pollinator haskap cultivar, designed to be planted with other "Boreal" cultivars. Putting "Beauty" and the "Beast" together will result in a successful harvest for both.

The bloom season of this cultivar is relatively late, matching the bloom season of Boreal Blizzard. While the berries of the Beast are not as large as the other "Boreals", they do taste great.

THIESSEN SASKATOON QUICK FACTS

BOREAL BEAST HASKAP QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: dark blue oblong berries, harvest mid to late July
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Pollution tolerance: medium







Ships To Canada: yes

Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes