Lonicera caerulea Borealis
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Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
Borealis Haskap is a popular variety of the hardy haskap shrub that produces delicious blue fruit. Haskaps, or honeyberries as they are sometimes called, are excellent for fresh eating and cooking. Borealis is a popular variety of haskap because of its large sweet berries.
COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
BOREALIS HASKAP QUICK FACTS
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Berries: white waxy berry-like drupes
Berries: berries are large; berries are similar to blueberries but larger and have a taste between raspberry and blueberry; ready for harvest at the end of June
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Toxicity: berries toxic to humans
Other Names: common snowberry
Tags: All Items, Flowering, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Waterside and Riparian Zone Plants, Wildlife Attracting