Plant Care Western Serviceberry

Western Serviceberry

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Also known as

Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Cusick's serviceberry, Jack's amelasorbus, Saskatoon berry, Saskatoon, Pacific serviceberry, Western serviceberry, Alder-leaf shadbush, Dwarf shadbush, Chuckley pear, Western juneberry and Pigeon berry


Amelanchier alnifolia

How to care for Western Serviceberry


How often to water your Western Serviceberry

Water needs for Western Serviceberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Western Serviceberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Western Serviceberry

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Saskatoon in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Western Serviceberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Western Serviceberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Western Serviceberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Western Serviceberry in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Western Serviceberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Western Serviceberry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Western Serviceberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Western Serviceberry is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Western Serviceberry

Western Serviceberry

Western Serviceberry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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