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Berry Blue Haskap (Honeyberry) vs Boreal Blizzard Haskap (Honeyberry)

Lonicera caerulea Berry Blue

Lonicera caerulea Boreal Blizzard

Berry Blue Haskap (Honeyberry)
Boreal Blizzard Haskap (Honeyberry)

Berry Blue Honeyberry is a hardy deciduous shrub. Its fruit is deliciously tart and perfect for fresh eating or production.
Berry Blue is an early pollinating variety. Pair with other early pollinators to have a higher yield.
Aurora is a great companion variety.

Haskap is the Japanese name for these berries and this term has been adopted for the University of Saskatchewan varieties. In other areas they are more commonly known as Honeyberry which is why we call this Eastern European variety Honeyberry.

Boreal Blizzard Haskap has the largest and heaviest berries of any haskap cultivar we offer. Both the plant itself and its berries are robust, making mechanical harvesting more effective.

Haskaps have a taste that is a cross between raspberry and blueberry. The berries can be used for eating fresh, baking, jams and jellies, freezing. Haskaps are high in vitamins, fibre, and anti-oxidants.

Boreal Blizzard is a late pollinating variety. Pair with other late pollinators to have a higher yield. Boreal Blizzard is a great companion variety for the Boreal Beauty and Strawberry Sensation.

BERRY BLUE HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

BOREAL BLIZZARD HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: berries are large; berries are similar to blueberries but larger and have a taste between raspberry and blueberry; ready for harvest at the end of June
Berries: large, purple blue
Flavor: raspberry-blueberry taste
Harvest: mid - late July
Flowers: pale yellow
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Suckering: none





Other Names: berry smart berry blue honeyberry, berry smart blue honeyberry
Other Names: blue honeysuckle, honeyberry