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Thiessen Saskatoon (Serviceberry) vs Lowbush Cranberry

Amelanchier alnifolia Thiessen

Viburnum edule

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Thiessen Saskatoon (Serviceberry)
Lowbush Cranberry

Thiessen Saskatoon is a deciduous shrub that produces delicious edible fruit. It is one of the most productive saskatoon varieties. Its fruit is great in pies, preserves or eating fresh.

Thiessen Saskatoon is popular with U-Picks and home owners because of its taller tree-like shape and larger berries. But it is not the best choice for berry orchards as it is too tall for most mechanical harvesting equipment.

Lowbush Cranberry is a short, deciduous shrub native to North America. Its white flowers bear sour but edible fruit that ripens to a brilliant red in fall. Lowbush Cranberry's small size makes it suitable for urban use; buyers will also find it useful if trying to reclaim land back to its original species or when landscaping with native species in damp conditions.

THIESSEN SASKATOON (SERVICEBERRY) QUICK FACTS

LOWBUSH CRANBERRY QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $1.89 - SAVE UP TO 46%
Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red
Berries: produces large edible berries
Berries: edible red berries
Flowers: white clusters
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: low
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, pacific serviceberry, pigeon berry, western juneberry, western serviceberry
Other Names: high bush cranberry, highbush cranberry, mooseberry, moosomin, pembina, pimbina, squashberry


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