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Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roem. var. semiintegrifolia (Hook.) C.L. Hitchc.
Saskatoon serviceberry
AMALS

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Purple
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 20
Height, Mature (feet) 20.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Rounded
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 60
Hedge Tolerance Medium
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 6.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 400
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200
Precipitation, Minimum 20
Precipitation, Maximum 50
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 82000
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/30/2014 07:11 PM CDT