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Jahns Prairie Gooseberry vs Blue Stuart Haskap

Ribes oxyacanthoides Jahns Prairie

Lonicera caerulea Blue Stuart

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Jahns Prairie Gooseberry
Blue Stuart 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.

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.

JAHNS PRAIRIE GOOSEBERRY QUICK FACTS

BLUE STUART 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: any
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow
Berries: red-pink berries
Berries: blue, oval
Flavor: sweet
Harvest: mid to late July
Harvest: June - July
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none





Other Names: chito honeyberry