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Canadian Buffalo Berry vs Martin Saskatoon (Serviceberry)

Shepherdia canadensis

Amelanchier alnifolia Martin

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Canadian Buffalo Berry
Martin Saskatoon (Serviceberry)

Canadian Buffalo Berry is a native deciduous shrub found throughout North America. This hardy, medium-sized shrub will tolerate poor soil conditions and produces attractive, edible–though very bitter–red 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.

CANADIAN BUFFALO BERRY QUICK FACTS

MARTIN SASKATOON (SERVICEBERRY) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 1a
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: red bitter berries (edible)
Berries: produces large edible berries
Flowers: tiny red flower clusters in spring
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: canada buffalo berry, canada buffaloberry, canadian buffaloberry, foam berry, foamberry, russet buffaloberry, soap berry, soapberry, soopolallie
Other Names: alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, pacific serviceberry, pigeon berry, western juneberry, western serviceberry


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