tree, shrub

Amelanchier alnifolia | Saskatoon, Western Serviceberry

Grown as a upright, multistemmed shrub or small tree, Saskatoon is a desirable plant, with fragrant flowers, edible berries and brilliant, yellow and red fall color. Improved selections are available that are preferred if the primary goal is to harvest the edible berries. 'Regent' is a compact selection, reaching just 6 feet high when mature. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun, shade

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -25F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds, butterflies