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.

“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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