Indigo Yum Honeyberry – Early Blooming
The Indigo Yum Honeyberry is a hardy and early ripening cultivar, which produces sweet and versatile fruit used fresh, in preserves or as juice. 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. Click here for other Early Blooming Honeyberry bushes.
Hardiness: hardy to – 35° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 3-4 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