Amelanchier alnifolia Thiessen
Vaccinium corymbosum Blue Crop
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.
Blue Crop Blueberry is a high yielding, commercial highbush blueberry variety that is widely planted. If you're lucky enough to live in a suitable climate zone, Blue Crop Blueberry is a great choice. Its very large berries taste amazing. They are very firm and store well.
THIESSEN SASKATOON (SERVICEBERRY) QUICK FACTS
BLUE CROP BLUEBERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: orange-red
Fruit size: very large
Firmness: very firm
Flavor: slightly tart, excellent
Harvest: mid summer
Other Names: alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, pacific serviceberry, pigeon berry, western juneberry, western serviceberry
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