Tundra Haskap Berry Honeysuckle

Lonicera caerulea kamtschatica 'Tundra'

$29.00 + GST

A dense multi-stemmed shrub featuring subtle creamy white flowers along the branches in early spring maturing into an abundance of blue round berries with a sweet, tangy taste, which are usually ready for picking from late spring to early summer. Great for mechanical harvesting as it will not bleed. Edible qualities such as fresh eating, canning and wine.

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

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Pollination:

Requires a second pollinator

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds and butterflies

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

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

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, jam/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:

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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