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Blue Belle Haskap (Honeyberry) vs Black Elderberry

Lonicera caerulea Blue Belle

Sambucus canadensis

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Blue Belle Haskap (Honeyberry)
Black Elderberry

Blue Belle Honeyberry is a hardy deciduous shrub. This variety produces larger quantities of bigger berries than the other Haskap varieties. Blue Belle Honeyberry's fruit is perfect for jam and jelly making.

Blue Belle is an early pollinating variety. Pair with other early pollinators to have a higher yield.
Aurora and Tundra are great companion varieties.

Black Elderberry is a deciduous shrub native to eastern North America. You can plant this shrub in moist areas and it will help stabilize your soil. You can also use it on rural properties anywhere you'd use a lilac.

Warning: the seeds, stems, leaves, roots, and uncooked berries of the Black Elderberry are poisonous to humans when eaten in quantity. You should cook the berries to make them safe for human consumption.

BLUE BELLE HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

BLACK ELDERBERRY QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $16.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Berries: smaller berries (0.9 grams) good for making jams or jellies
Berries: black
Flowers: fragrant, white and showy
Bark: gray brownish with rigid bumps
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium




Toxicity: leaves, stems, and uncooked berries are poisonous to humans

Other Names: berry smart blue belle honeyberry
Other Names: american black elderberry, american elderberry, canada elderberry, common elderberry