Honeyberry (Lonicera caerulea) in the Honeysuckles Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Monoecious

mature fruit in hand

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
August 2017 Butterflies, Moths & Larva by jmorth Sep 3, 2017 1:23 AM 300
22 April 2017 Haskap (Lonicera caerulea) by Durgan Apr 22, 2017 8:03 AM 0
bugs attacking blueberry bushes by idn Sep 1, 2016 3:22 AM 11
Does self fertile haskap/honeyberry exist? by HoneyKam May 10, 2016 6:36 PM 1
Saskatoon "blueberries" by Weedwhacker Jul 3, 2015 6:22 PM 12

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