Juneberry (aka Saskatoon Serviceberry) (Amelanchier alnifolia)
|Growth Rate:||moderate, moderately long lived|
|Soil:||sand, loam, clay|
|Shade Tolerance:||sun to part shade|
|Uses:||ornamental, wildlife, border planting|
|Spacing:||minimum 6’ x 6’|
|Habitat:||prefers moist, well drained soil, but will tolerate a range of soil conditions.|
This juneberry is a multistemmed shrub native to the western U.S. that produces 0.75 white flowers in the spring. Bluish-purple fruits ripen in early summer. Fruit will attract wildlife and tastes like blueberries. Fall color is red to yellow.