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Sugar Mountain® Blue Sweetberry honeysuckle Lonicera caerulea

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
78" 78"
Height
60 - 78"
Spread
60 - 78"
  • Details

    Features

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    Easy to grow, hardy, home-grown fruit!

    Reminiscent of raspberries and blueberries, this new sweetberry honeysuckle from the Czech Republic gives you bigger, tastier berries on an easy to grow hedge. So much easier to grow than blueberries, this native shrub is super hardy and needs no special soils. Plant two selections for even heavier fruit crops.

    Produces Berries
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    60 - 78 Inches
    Spacing: 
    60 - 78 Inches
    Spread: 
    60 - 78 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
    Heat Zones: 
    6
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Edible Herb
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Home gardens, vegetable plots, orchards. May also be incorporated into mixed borders.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Haskaps flower on old wood, so pruning should occur after harvest. Plants should not be pruned until they have been in the ground for at least three years. Cut back the tips of stems to encourage branching as lateral branches bear more fruit. Older plants (3+ years in the ground) may be renewed by removing dead branches and weak stems in late winter. No more than 25% of the plant should be removed. For best fruit production plant more than one variety

    Sugar Mountain® Blue Lonicera caerulea 'Dolce Vita' USPP 26,617, Can PBRAF
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