Lonicera caerulea Chito
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Washington Hawthorn is an attractive ornamental shrub that is dense enough to plant as a privacy screen. It produces clusters of white blooms in late spring to early summer.
The Chito Haskap is a fruit-bearing shrub with large, tart-sweet berries that are ready for harvest in late June and into July. This shrub blooms in spring with small white flowers, and has medium-firm berries. Their taste is typically described as something between a raspberry and a blueberry.
WASHINGTON HAWTHORN QUICK FACTS
CHITO HASKAP QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: orange, scarlet or purple
Fruit size: large
Harvest: late june/july
In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other Names: washington thorn
Other Names: blue stuart honeyberry
Tags: Alkaline Tolerant, All Items, Berries, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Shrubs, Wildlife Attracting