Sweetberry Honeysuckle - Lonicera caerulea edulis

Fast growing high yielding berry bush. Mounding bush produces delicious teardrop shaped, light blue fruit in May and June. The small funnel shaped spring flowers are white. It is new to America and should become a valuable new fruit in cold winter climates. Needs cross pollinator.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Edible
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Tolerates most soil conditions. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. If growing for fruit production in a hedge, plant about 1.25m (4') apart. 

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