Indigo Treat Honeyberry – Early Blooming
The Indigo Treat Honeyberry is a sweet and slightly chewy blueberry- like berry perfect for fresh eating. Honeyberry is a species of Honeysuckle native to Easter Siberia, Far East Russia, and Northern Japan.
Latin Name: Lonicera caerulea
Site and Soil: Full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Two varieties with similar bloom time are needed for cross-pollination. Check here for other Early Blooming varieties.
Hardiness: hardy to -35° F
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 4-6′ tall
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