Amelanchier alnifolia

Common Name: Saskatoon Berry
Plant Type:Shrubs
Light (original): sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:4 to 10 feet
Width:4 to 10 feet
Soil Type:moist to moderately dry
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:early to midsummer
USDA Zones:2 to 6
Flower Colour:white
Bloom Time:early spring
Comments:Lovely spring flowers before the leaves. Edible berries. Fall color.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.
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