Indigo Gem Haskap/Honeyberry - Lonicera caerulea 'Indogo Gem'

Indigo Gem is a Honeyberry variety selected by the University of Saskatchewan.  It is a fast growing, high yielding berry that is well suited for commercial production. Pale Yellow flowers in spring are followed by great tasting blueberry-like fruit that ripens mid-June. Also known as Honeyberries or Blue Honeysuckle, Canadian Haskap are superior to any other Honeyberries with sweeter, wild Blueberry flavor and larger, fleshier fruit not unlike oversize Blueberries. Extremely cold hardy plant as a plant and the fruit is very healthy. Requires cross-pollination by Polar Jewel or Aurora Honeyberry.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
36-48"
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Edible
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 2
Average: 4.8 (10 votes)

Plant in full sun in the north, partial shade where summers are hot. Very easy to grow, no pest or disease problems. Not self-fertile, so plant two varieties. Bears fruit one to two years after planting.

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