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Borealis Honeyberry (Haskap Berry)

Lonicera caerulea var. kamtschatica 'Borealis'

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Large fruiting with sweet, tangy flavor. Said to be the best flavored variety to date! Avoid storing for more than several days and do not over handle - they bleed easily. Pollinate with Polar Spring variety.
Hardy to -50°F
Maximum Elevation: 7,000 Feet
Haskap berry, also known as Honeyberry is an interesting and fun plant to add to you garden. Enjoy the showy white flowers in the spring followed by blueberry-like fruit in early summer. It is a member of the honeysuckle family. Haskap's are hardy to -40ºF and will
bear crops the 3rd year. The berries taste great when eaten fresh and are excellent used in saucues, jellies, juice and wine. The plants are bushy and grow
to about 3 feet tall and wide. Two different varieties are required for cross pollination.

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Description Large fruiting with sweet, tangy flavor. Said to be the best flavored variety to date! Avoid storing for more than several days and do not over handle - they bleed easily. Pollinate with Polar Spring variety. Hardy to -50°F Maximum Elevation: 7,000 Feet Haskap berry, also known as Honeyberry is an interesting and fun plant to add to you garden. Enjoy the showy white flowers in the spring followed by blueberry-like fruit in early summer. It is a member of the honeysuckle family. Haskap's are hardy to -40ºF and will bear crops the 3rd year. The berries taste great when eaten fresh and are excellent used in saucues, jellies, juice and wine. The plants are bushy and grow to about 3 feet tall and wide. Two different varieties are required for cross pollination.
Mature Size (generic) SHRUB (2-4')
Fall Color Dramatic
Features Showy Flowers, Fragrant Flowers, Edible Fruit
Flowering Season Spring
Growth Rate Moderate
Light Needs Partial Sun, Full Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Water Needs Moderate
Mature Height 36-40 in.
Mature Width 36-40 in.
Name Borealis Honeyberry (Haskap Berry)

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