Honeyberry (Haskap) – Blue Sea (late-blooming)

$23.99

This unique and productive variety of Honeyberry was selected from group of Japanese seedlings at our nursery. Blue Sea Honeyberry is prized for its good crops of crisp, very large, sweet and flavorful fruit. With its spreading form and soft, dark green foliage, it is also a fine ornamental for your yard or landscape.

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Description

This unique and productive variety of Honeyberry was selected from group of Japanese seedlings at our nursery. Blue Sea Honeyberry is prized for its good crops of crisp, very large, sweet and flavorful fruit. With its spreading form and soft, dark green foliage, it is also a fine ornamental for your yard or landscape.

Honeyberries, also known as Haskaps, are an up and coming fruit that looks and tastes quite like blueberries, but grows on a shrub in the honeysuckle family, so doesn’t have the same acidic requirements that blueberries do. They also ripen very early, often in June in Ontario.

Latin Name: Lonicera caerulea
Site and Soil: Honeyberry likes 1/2 day to full sun in the Pacific Northwest and other cool regions, partial shade in hot regions, and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description:
Pollination Requirements: Two varieties with similar bloom time are needed for cross-pollination.
Hardiness: Zone 3.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 2-3 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: June
Yield: 5-10 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Honeyberry is not bothered by pests or diseases. To deter birds, use mylar flash tape or cover plants with netting.
USDA Zone: 3

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