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Juneberry(Amelanchier Saskatoon)Thiessen



Description: Thiessen is the largest fruiting Saskatoon and one of the earliest. Very productive and reliable, high in vitamin C and fibre. Berries are dark purple, sharp tangy flavours. Amazing autumn colours and stunning spring blossom. Great for cooking!

History: Discovered in Sasketchewan, Canada in 1906.

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!

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Suitable for eating Eating

Fruit attributes

Self-fertile Self-fertile
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio
Picking month Mid June Picking month Mid June