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Honey Bee Haskap (Honeyberry) vs Encore Raspberry

Lonicera caerulea Honey Bee

Rubus x Encore

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Honey Bee Haskap (Honeyberry)
Encore Raspberry

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.

Encore Raspberry ripens late season and features nearly spineless branches for easier picking. Its smaller, red berries are sweet and perfect for homemade jams, preserves, or eating straight off the plant.

Encore Raspberry is a floricane raspberry variety, meaning it only produces berries on second-year canes. Cut back dead two-year-old canes as needed, leaving last year's growth.

HONEY BEE HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

ENCORE RASPBERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Height: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Berries: elongate blue berries ripen in late June. Delicate skinned, tarter than Borealis and Tundra Haskaps
Fruit size: 2.9g
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: high
Suckering: none
Suckering: high