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Jahns Prairie Gooseberry vs Blue Belle Honeyberry (Haskap)

Ribes oxyacanthoides Jahns Prairie

Lonicera caerulea Blue Belle

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

NOT AVAILABLE THIS SEASON

(we don't know if or when this product will be restocked)

Jahns Prairie Gooseberry
Blue Belle Honeyberry (Haskap)

Jahns Prairie Gooseberry produces large, delicious red fruit.

Found in the Red Deer River valley by Dr. Otto Jahn in 1984. This cultivar was found to resist insects and disease, tolerate frost, and produce high quality fruit.

Blue Belle Honeyberry is a hardy deciduous shrub. This variety produces larger quantities of bigger berries than the other Haskap varieties. Blue Belle Honeyberry's fruit is perfect for jam and jelly making. It makes a great pollinator for Borealis, Tundra or the Indigo varieties.

JAHNS PRAIRIE GOOSEBERRY QUICK FACTS

BLUE BELLE HONEYBERRY (HASKAP) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: leaves turn yellow
Berries: red-pink berries (ripe in mid to late July). Dessert berries (high quality); disease resistant
Berries: smaller berries (0.9 grams) good for making jams or jellies
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: berry smart blue belle honeyberry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no