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Honey Bee Haskap vs Indigo Gem Haskap

Lonicera caerulea Honey Bee

Lonicera caerulea Indigo Gem

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Honey Bee Haskap
Indigo Gem Haskap

Honey Bee Haskap is a hardy deciduous shrub. Honey Bee Haskap produces tarter fruit than the Borealis and Tundra varieties, and it holds its fruit longer. This Haskap's leaves are sunburn and powdery mildew resistant. Honey Bee Haskap makes a great pollinator for Borealis, Tundra or the Indigo varieties.

Indigo Gem has fruit similar in size and firmness to the Tundra variety, making it suitable for commercial production or your home garden.

Indigo Gem, like the Borealis Haskap, does not self-pollinate well. We recommend another variety, such as Honeybee or Berry Blue Honeyberry, be planted at a minimum 1:8 ratio with it to boost fruit production.

HONEY BEE HASKAP QUICK FACTS

INDIGO GEM HASKAP QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: elongate blue berries ripen in late June. Delicate skinned, tarter than Borealis and Tundra Haskaps
Berries: elongated berries, firm and great tasting (sweet tangy)
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: haskap sk 9-15


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Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
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