Amelanchier alnifolia Thiessen
Lonicera caerulea Chito
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.
The Chito Haskap is a fruit-bearing shrub with large, tart-sweet berries that are ready for harvest in late June and into July. This shrub blooms in spring with small white flowers, and has medium-firm berries. Their taste is typically described as something between a raspberry and a blueberry.
THIESSEN SASKATOON (SERVICEBERRY) QUICK FACTS
CHITO HASKAP QUICK FACTS
Fruit size: large
Harvest: late june/july
Other Names: alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, pacific serviceberry, pigeon berry, western juneberry, western serviceberry
Other Names: blue stuart honeyberry
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