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Juneberry (Amelanchier Saskatoon) Smoky
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Description: Smoky is the sweetest flavoured variety, a reliable cropper of high quality saskatoons. One of the main commercial varieties in the UK. Can be eaten fresh or cooked into various dishes such as: cakes, ice creams, pies, crumble and smoothies. Probably the most widely planted variety on a commercial scale.

History: The first seedling was found in the early 20th century next to the Smoky River in Alberta, Canada.

Juneberry Growing Tips: Can be planted in any good, well-drained soil in a full sun or partial shade location. Their first crop is usually seen after two years of planting. Avoid planting them in a frost pocket. If you would like to eat the fruits yourself, don't forget to cover the plant to stop the birds getting them!

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Suitable for eating Eating

Fruit attributes

Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month Mid June Picking month Mid June