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Common Snowberry vs Boreal Beast Haskap

Symphoricarpos albus

Lonicera caerulea Boreal Beast

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Common Snowberry
Boreal Beast Haskap

Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.

This North American native species is very adaptable, and can be used for erosion control in riparian and restoration areas. Snowberry's fruit attracts wildlife, and livestock can consume the berries without issue.

Note: This difficult to grow species is not regularly scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. If you don't seedlings available for purchase, try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

Boreal Beast is a haskap cultivar designed to be planted with other "Boreal" cultivars.

Haskaps have 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.


Boreal Beast is a late pollinating variety. Pair with other late pollinators to have a higher yield.
Boreal Beast is a great companion variety for the Boreal Beauty Haskap.

COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

BOREAL BEAST HASKAP QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: any
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: white waxy berry-like drupes
Berries: dark blue oblong berries, harvest mid to late July
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: 30 years +
Life span: medium
Suckering: none



Toxicity: berries toxic to humans


Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: blue honeysuckle, honeyberry