Amelanchier alnifolia Thiessen
Vaccinium x Chippewa
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.
Chippewa Blueberry is the perfect shrub for attracting birds and butterflies. Incredibly cold-hardy, the Chippewa Blueberry is an upright shrub making it easy for harvesting. Known for producing high yields of large blue-colored berries, this blueberry is a favourite for fresh eating, baking, and preserves. As with all blueberries, the Chippewa needs soil with a low pH and high acidity.
THIESSEN SASKATOON (SERVICEBERRY) QUICK FACTS
CHIPPEWA BLUEBERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: red and orange
Flavor: sweet, juicy
Flowers: white, pink tinged
Other Names: alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, pacific serviceberry, pigeon berry, western juneberry, western serviceberry
Other Names: chippewa half high blueberry, half high blueberry
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