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Jahns Prairie Gooseberry vs Martin Saskatoon (Serviceberry)

Ribes oxyacanthoides Jahns Prairie

Amelanchier alnifolia Martin

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Jahns Prairie Gooseberry
Martin Saskatoon (Serviceberry)

Jahns Prairie Gooseberry produces large, delicious red fruit.

Found in the Red Deer River valley by Dr. Otto Jahn in 1984. This cultivar was found to resist insects and disease, tolerate frost, and produce high quality fruit.

Martin Saskatoon is a prairie hardy shrub. The berries have a large size and a delicious taste. This species has consistent yield, making it great for both orchards and small gardens. The berries ripen uniformly, making them convenient for machine harvesting.

JAHNS PRAIRIE GOOSEBERRY QUICK FACTS

MARTIN SASKATOON (SERVICEBERRY) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 1a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: leaves turn yellow
Berries: red-pink berries (ripe in mid to late July). Dessert berries (high quality); disease resistant
Berries: produces large edible berries
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: low





Other Names: alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, pacific serviceberry, pigeon berry, western juneberry, western serviceberry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes