Lonicera caerulea Blue Banana
Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
The Blue Banana Haskap is a fruit-bearing shrub that produces medium-sized oval berries that are quite sweet. Their taste is typically described as something between a raspberry and a blueberry. Its small white flowers bloom in April, with harvest time being mid-June to mid-July. The berries are juicy, and are great for fresh eating and using in preserves.
COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
BLUE BANANA HASKAP QUICK FACTS
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Fruit size: 4
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Toxicity: berries toxic to humans
Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: blue banana honeyberry
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