Lonicera caerulea Aurora
Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
Aurora Haskap produces great tasting berries with a taste that is a cross between raspberry and blueberry. The berries can be used for eating fresh, baking, jams and jellies, freezing. Haskaps are high in vitamins, fibre, and anti-oxidants.
COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
AURORA 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
Life span: 30 years +
Toxicity: berries toxic to humans
Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: blue honeysuckle, haskap, honeyberry
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