Lee #8 is a Saskatoon of fantastic flavour, a cross between Northline and Thiessen Saskatoons. It has very consistent fruiting and good yield of tasty berries.
The berries are large in size with averages of 1.6 cm (1/2') across, and will ripen in the middle of July. Shrub remains compact and tidy and is great for homeowners or planting in food forests. Begins to produce fruit from three to five years of age. Developed by Lloyd Lee of Barrhead, AB.
Available in bundles of 5
Hardiness Zone: 2
Height: 2 meters (6-7 feet)
Spread: 2 meters (6-7 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light Exposure: Full sun, partial shade
Pollination: Self-fertile (produces more fruit when paired with another Saskatoon cultivar)
Latin Name: Amelanchier alnifolia 'Lee 8'