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Berry Blue Haskap (Honeyberry) vs Chito Haskap

Lonicera caerulea Berry Blue

Lonicera caerulea Chito

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Berry Blue Haskap (Honeyberry)
Chito Haskap

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.

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.

The Chito Haskap, or Chito Honeyberry exhibits consistently high fruit yields and makes great for fresh eating or adding to jams and jellies.

Chito is a late pollinating variety. Pair with other late pollinators to have a higher yield.
Strawberry Sensation is a great companion variety.

BERRY BLUE HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

CHITO HASKAP QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $24.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 2.1 m (7 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: oval
Fruit size: large
Firmness: medium
Flavor: tart/sweet
Harvest: late june/july
Flowers: white
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none





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