Category: Tales from The Fruit Nursery

Why I love Juneberries

The species described here are Amelanchier lamarckii (apple serviceberry) and A. Alnifolia (Saskatoon, Juneberry or western serviceberry; this is the main species from which fruiting cultivars are derived). Other commonly used species include: A. arborea (Downy serviceberry), A. asiatica (Asian serviceberry), A. canadensis (Shadberry) and A. laevis (Allegheny serviceberry).Prized for their flowers and foliage colour […]