“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Lonicera caerulea var. Kamtschatica 'Borealis'

Boreal HaskapSweetberryHoneyberry

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Fruit Shrub

Height:

1.5-3 m (5-10 ft)

Spread:

0.6-0.9 m (2-3 ft)

Light:

Full Sun

Water:

Low, moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

May

Bloom Colour:

White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Adaptable, Well-Drained

Notes:

Elongated blue berry tastes like a mix between Blueberry and Raspberry. Not self-fertile, 'Polar Jewel' Honeyberry would be a good cross-pollinator. Early ripening. Fruit is purple inside when ripe. This variety may be less susceptible to powdery mildew.