Borealis Haskap Berry Honeyberry

Lonicera caerulea kamtschatica 'Borealis'

$22.00$39.00 + GST

An interesting hardy shrub with clean green foliage throughout the season and a yellow colouring in the fall. Spring blooms are a creamy-white accenting the magnificent blue round berries in late spring. Sweet, tangy flavour is great for fresh eating and canning, but do not over-handle as the fruit will bleed.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 4 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 4 ft FLOWER Spring, Yellow, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Lonicera caerulea kamtschatica 'Borealis'


Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour


Requires a second pollinator


Attracts birds and butterflies


Used as a hedge or in a mass planting


Plant in a full sun to part shade location


Requires average to moist conditions, but should not be allowed to dry out


Consider applying a thick mulch around root zone to insulate in exposed or cooler locations

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution


Occasional maintenance


Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Can be used for fresh eating, jams/jellies, dried or juice. Fruit is small in size and blue in colour. Berries have a sweet/tangy taste. Must be cross pollinated with a Aurora, Honeybee, Berry Blue or Cinderella variety.


DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot


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