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Ninebark vs Blue Stuart Haskap (Honeyberry)

Physocarpus opulifolius

Lonicera caerulea Blue Stuart

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Ninebark
Blue Stuart Haskap (Honeyberry)

Ninebark is a small, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or colour to any yard.

It features flaky, cinnamon-brown bark, attractive white flowers, and long, maple-like leaves.

The Blue Stuart Haskap is a fruit-bearing shrub that produces medium-sized, oval-shaped and sweet berries. Their taste is typically described as something between a raspberry and a blueberry. The berries are ready for harvest through June and July, and are of medium firmness.

The Blue Stuart Haskap, or Blue Stuart Honeyberry is a cultivar of Russian origin bred by Lidia Stuart who grew up in far eastern Russia.

Blue Stuart is a late pollinating variety. Pair with other late pollinators to have a higher yield.
Blue Banana is a great companion variety.

NINEBARK QUICK FACTS

BLUE STUART HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: any
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: small pink to purple berry like follicles
Berries: blue, oval
Flavor: sweet
Harvest: June - July
Flowers: small white clusters
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: medium
Life span: long
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none





Other Names: chito honeyberry