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Blue Lightning ™ Honeyberry – Early Blooming

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A very popular variety from the Russian Far East, Blue Lightning™ grows to about 5 ft. in height and bears good crops of sweet-tart, dark blue, flavorful berries.

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A very popular variety from the Russian Far East, Blue Lightning ™ honeyberry grows to about 5 ft. in height and bears good crops of sweet-tart, dark blue, flavorful berries.

  • Latin Name: Lonicera caerulea var. edulis
  • Site and Soil: Honeyberry likes 1/2 day to full sun in the Pacific Northwest and other cool regions, partial shade in hot regions, and well-drained soil.
  • Rootstock Description:
  • Pollination Requirements: Two varieties with similar bloom time are needed for cross-pollination.
  • Hardiness:Honeyberry is hardy to minus 40° F.
  • Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
  • Size at Maturity: 4-5 ft. in height
  • Bloom Time: March-April
  • Ripening Time: May-June
  • Yield: 5-10 lbs.
  • Pests & Diseases: Honeyberry is not bothered by pests or diseases. To deter birds, use mylar flash tape or cover plants with netting.
  • USDA Zone: 3
  • Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3; 1-3
  • Sunset Northeast Zone: 31-45
Weight 4 lbs
size

1 Gallon, 2 Gallon, Bare Root

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