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Common Snowberry vs Strawberry Sensation Haskap (Honeyberry)

Symphoricarpos albus

Lonicera caerulea Strawberry Sensation

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Common Snowberry
Strawberry Sensation Haskap (Honeyberry)

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.

Strawberry Sensation Haskap is a new cultivar from Berries Unlimited that is getting lots of attention. These haskaps have a unique flavor that range from sweet to tart with an alpine strawberry after taste. This highly productive shrub produces haskaps late season and are ideal for freezing or fresh eating.

Strawberry Sensation is an late pollinating variety. Pair with other late pollinators to have a higher yield.
Boreal Blizzard is a great companion variety.

COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

STRAWBERRY SENSATION HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: white waxy berry-like drupes
Berries: elliptical blue-purple berries
Flavor: sweet/tart, hint of strawberry flavor
Harvest: very late, mid June to mid 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
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: low



Toxicity: berries toxic to humans


Other Names: common snowberry