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Blue Belle Haskap (Honeyberry) vs Chito Haskap

Lonicera caerulea Blue Belle

Lonicera caerulea Chito

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Blue Belle Haskap (Honeyberry)
Chito Haskap

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.

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.

BLUE BELLE HASKAP (HONEYBERRY) QUICK FACTS

CHITO HASKAP QUICK FACTS

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: smaller berries (0.9 grams) good for making jams or jellies
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 blue belle honeyberry
Other Names: blue stuart honeyberry