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Highbush Cranberry vs Boreal Beauty Haskap

Viburnum trilobum

Lonicera caerulea Boreal Beauty

Highbush Cranberry
Boreal Beauty Haskap

Highbush Cranberry produces attractive white flowers in late June and bears edible fruit that matures to a bright red colour in the late summer.

This shrub, native to much of Canada, is fast growing, and its fruit can be eaten raw or cooked into a sauce.

Boreal Beauty produces large berries that are well suited to mechanical harvesting. It also has strong branches to hold up heavy berries.

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.


This variety is an excellent choice for U-picks and commercial harvester type orchards.

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

HIGHBUSH CRANBERRY QUICK FACTS

BOREAL BEAUTY HASKAP QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 2.7 m (9 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: edible red berries
Berries: large, purple blue
Flavor: raspberry-blueberry taste
Harvest: late July - mid August
Flowers: white clusters
Flowers: pale yellow
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: none

In row spacing: 0.6 m (2.0 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: american cranberrybush, american cranberrybush viburnum, high bush cranberry, kalyna
Other Names: blue honeysuckle, honeyberry