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Borealis Haskap vs Boreal Beauty Haskap

Lonicera caerulea Borealis

Lonicera caerulea Boreal Beauty

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Borealis Haskap
Boreal Beauty Haskap

Borealis Haskap is a popular variety of the hardy haskap shrub that produces delicious blue fruit. Haskaps, or honeyberries as they are sometimes called, are excellent for fresh eating and cooking. Borealis is a popular variety of haskap because of its large sweet berries.

It's a very cold hardy, fast-growing shrub that begins producing an abundance of fruit in as few as three years. Borealis, like the Tundra Haskap, does not self-pollinate well. We recommend a 'pollinator' variety, such as Aurora, Honeybee or Berry Blue Honeyberry, be planted at a suitable ratio and proximity to boost fruit production.

Boreal Beauty is a haskap variety with several distinct features. It ripens a month later in the year than other haskaps. It produces large berries that are well suited to mechanical harvesting. It also has strong branches to hold up heavy berries.

As part of the "Boreal" series from the University of Saskatchewan, this variety pairs well with other Boreals. The "Beauty" and "Beast" varieties make an excellent combination for assisting pollination.

A staff favourite, the Boreal Beauty is one of the first larger berried varieties set to completely change the Haskap industry. This variety is an excellent choice for U-picks and commercial harvester type orchards.

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BOREALIS HASKAP QUICK FACTS

BOREAL BEAUTY HASKAP QUICK FACTS

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: berries are very large; harvest early to mid-July
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: blue honeysuckle, honeyberry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes