A fantastic new honeyberry selection! Taka honeyberry grows as an upright bush, flowers quite late and produces large and deliciously sweet berries. Yields are heavy and the berries are easily picked yet don’t drop from the bush too early.
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.
Hardiness: Hardy to – 35° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height
Fruit Skin: Blue
Fruit Size: Large
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