Cold Hardy Fruit Trees and Products for Sale

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Saskatoons

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Canadian Saskatoon berry (serviceberry/juneberry) Amelchanier alnifolia. All varieties provide excellent flavored large berries that may be used just like blueberries. We will ship a 2.5" potted plant of either Lee 3, Lee 8, Honeywood, Martin, Nelson, Northline, Smokey, Thiessen depending upon availability at time of shipping. Please add "Note to Seller" upon checkout screen if you wish to request a specific variety.

Bushes grow 6'-15' tall. Pruning recommended. Susceptible to woolly elm aphid and fire blight. Usually more of a problem in orchard settings than in home gardens. See USA Gardener and Wikipedia for more info.

Dr. Richard St-Pierre has compiled more detailed information regarding saskatoons, posted at prairie-elements.ca. A Saskatoon Berry Production Manual is also available for purchase from Canada.

For wholesale orders of 50+ plants please contact us
for availability of the specific variety you wish and pricing.
(Tasty berries pictured at left are from an unidentified variety at an orchard in Saskatchewan. Click here for more fotos.)

4"-11" tall


12"-20" tall

JB30
4-11" tall.

Saskatoon Berry Black Tea - 20 ct

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This hearty and flavourful blend of black tea and real saskatoon berries can be enjoyed hot or iced for a refreshing summertime treat.

$7.50 / box of 20

Saskatoon Berry Black Tea - 5 ct

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This hearty and flavourful blend of black tea and real saskatoon berries can be enjoyed hot or iced for a refreshing summertime treat.

$3.00 - box of 5

Saskatoon Berry Green Tea - 5 ct

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A taste of the Far East meets West in saskatoon berry flavoured green tea. Try it chilled with a squeeze of citrus (lemon or lime) and a touch of sugar for refreshing summer treat.

$3.00 - box of 5


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Trophy

Spring 2015 shipping

The vitamin C concentration of sea berry fruit is 30 times higher than the amount of an orange, 25 times that of a strawberry, and 5 times that of a kiwi. Their vitamin E content exceeds wheat, corn and soybeans. Many people prefer seaberry juice to orange juice, and some enjoy eating the berries fresh off the tree.

Sea berry, Hippophae rhamnoides, are either male or female so males are needed for pollination. Males need to be planted at a rate of 1 male for every 7 females, six feet apart. Sea Berry is wind pollinated and bears approximately 3 years after planting. Sea berry is hardy to minus 40° F, grows in USDA zones 3-9, likes full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.

Please note that some varieties of sea berry sucker, up to 15 feet or more, so should not be planted next to your neighbor's property line! Suckers are best controlled by simply mowing the grass around the bush.

Male Seaberry (1 male per 5-7 females)

12"-24" tall


Orange Russian (Otradnaya cv) grows well with a good yield, featuring very large, flavorful, deep orange berries and attractive, grayish green foliage. Orange Russian does fine in areas with long, cold winters and also grows well in mild climates. Female plant shipped bare root, 1-2' tall.
12"-24" tall


Trophy features bright green foliage, grows rapidly and has few thorns. Trophy also grows well in cold and milder climates. The berry is not among the largest but it is a reasonable size, red-orange in color, and is very nice tree both ornamentally and for fruit. Female plant shipped bare root, 1-2' tall.
12"-24" tall





Seaberry Links
Production Guide
International Sea Buckthorn conference, Germany 2013
Himalayan Sea Buckthorn
Fotos of various unnamed bushes.



   

   

   

   

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