The Northline Saskatoon has been a long time favourite that’s been growing across the prairies for over 50 years. These full flavoured berries have a perfect sweet and tart balance. Berries are larger sized at 16mm and ripen around in the middle of July. Produces many large clusters of berries and are a favourite choice to use in Saskatoon pies. Popularly used for U-picks and commercial production. Released by Beaverlodge Research Station in 1960.
Hardiness Zone: 1/2
Height: 3 meters (8-10 feet)
Spread: 2 meters (6-7 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light Exposure: Full sun, partial shade
Pollination: Self-fertile (but produces more fruit paired with another Saskatoon cultivar)
Latin Name: Amelanchier alnifolia 'Northline’