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Red Elderberry vs Tundra Haskap (Honeyberry)

Sambucus racemosa

Lonicera caerulea Tundra

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Red Elderberry
Tundra Haskap (Honeyberry)

Red Elderberry is an attractive, medium-sized deciduous shrub.

It produces clusters of white flowers in the spring and bright red berry-like drupes, which provide beautiful contrast against its coarse, textured green foliage.

Red Elder can be pruned as a small single or multi-stemmed tree.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

Tundra Haskap is a hardy deciduous shrub. Of all the varieties, Tundra has the firmest fruit, making it great for commercial production.

Tundra is an early pollinating variety. Pair with other early pollinators to have a higher yield.
Aurora is a great companion variety.

RED ELDERBERRY QUICK FACTS

TUNDRA HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: bright red berries
Berries: elongated berries are large, firm and great tasting (sweet tangy)
Flowers: white
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: none



Toxicity: toxic to humans


Other Names: red elder