Saskatoon Berry Seeds - Heirloom Untreated NON-GMO From Canada

Saskatoon Berry Seeds

(Amelanchier alnifolia) Zones 3 - 7. Deciduous Shrub.

The Saskatoon berry is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, and higher in fibre and protein than most fruits because the seeds are edible. The fruit is sweet, with dense, juicy flesh and excellent fresh, frozen, or dried. Use it in any recipe that calls for blueberries. 

Saskatoon Berry is shade tolerant, but greater sunlight will increase yields. In the wild, it is found in dry woods and open hillsides and prefers well-drained soils but is not finicky about pH. It is self-fertile, but will produce more fruit when grown in groups. It is very cold hardy and should provide a harvest in its third year.

Saskatoons grow 12- 20ft in height and can live for 40 years.


Cold Hardiness: Zones 3 - 7

Edible: Yes

Size: Large Shrub

Growth RateMedium 

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: Yes

Germination: 60 - 80%

Sun Requirements: Full Sun for maximum fruit. Tolerates partial shade.

Soil Preference: Does well with average, well draining soil. Tolerant of many soil types.. 



For best results sow seeds outdoors in Fall.  If sowing indoors...

SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium equal to 3-4 times seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: 180 days cold/moist (5°C). Place plastic bag with seeds and soil in your refrigerator, preferably in a veggie crisper. Inspect periodically for even moisture.

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 1/4” deep, ideally in a peat/perlite mix. Alternating soil temperatures during the day (30°C) and night (20°C) can aid germination. Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 30-40 days.

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia. 

  • $6.99

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