Honey Bee Haskap Berry Honeysuckle

Lonicera caerulea 'Honey Bee'

$29.00 + GST

A hardy deciduous shrub produces dark blue, cylindrical berries that ripen in late spring. Holds its fruit longer than other Haskaps and is best when hand picked. Slightly tart berries are best for juice, wine or jellies. Yellow flowers bloom in early spring, with green foliage that turns yellow in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 6 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 6 ft FLOWER Spring, Yellow
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Lonicera caerulea 'Honey Bee'
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Size:

Medium size shrub

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Pollination:

Requires a second pollinator

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

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

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Mulch:

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

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

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 Tundra, Borealis, Indigo, Aurora, Berry Blue, Blue Belle or Cinderella species.

Disclaimer:

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

#2 Pot

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