Saskatoon – a fruit plant, with many positive qualities. But one drawback still stands out, and not as strange as it may sound, love birds for its berries, the whole herd of birds can easily destroy the entire crop. The plant is fairly hardy it scary – 40 ° C, while if the bloom colors, – 5-7 ° C. Saskatoon is very easy to take root in any soil, not very susceptible to diseases and parasites attacks. Palatable berries, delicate and extremely efficient, they contain ascorbic acid, P-active compounds, beta-sitosterol (lowers blood cholesterol levels), coumarins. Their doctor prescribed to patients who have cardiovascular disease.
The berries are cooked jams, jellies, marmalades, prepared juices and even wine. Canada is one country in the world, engaged in breeding and cultivation irgi. They have it growing on huge plantations, and new types of displays with large berries, and yet they Saskatoon is one of the major fruit plants. If you ask any Canadian about irgu, they will answer that they have it so much that it is enough and they and birds such crops it provides. Unfortunately, in our country, gardens that specialize in breeding irgi, no, it put a series of self protection. Each type irgi very hardy, gives a good harvest. The berries are dark blue, even more black color, very fragrant. They ripen in mid-July or early August.