Blue Sea Honeyberry ™
This unique and productive variety was selected from group of Japanese seedlings at our nursery. Blue Sea Honeyberry ™ is prized for its good crops of crisp, very large, sweet and flavorful fruit. With its spreading form and soft, dark green foliage, it is also a fine ornamental for your yard or landscape.
Latin Name: Lonicera caerulea
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.
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: 2-3 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: 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