HONEYBERRY Honey Bee 3L

£12.50

Honey Bee is a medium-sized, bushy, deciduous shrub with small green leaves. It is fast-growing, and gives very high yields. The small white flowers appear in very early spring, and are followed in late June and early July by cylindrical blue berries which hold well on the bush.

Needs a companion variety for pollination purposes.

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LONICERA caerulea HONEYBERRY Honey Bee 3L

Bred in Canada from a Russian honeyberry as a pollinator for self-sterile varieties, Honey Bee is a medium-sized, bushy, deciduous shrub with small green leaves. It is fast-growing, and gives very high yields. The small white flowers appear in very early spring, and are followed in late June and early July by cylindrical blue berries which hold well on the bush. When fully ripe, the berries have a white bloom and the flesh is deep-red, sweet with a pleasant, slight astringency. The berries are extremely rich in Vitamins C, A and anti-oxidants, they also freeze well. Very cold-tolerant, very easy to grow and disease-resistant. A good nectar source for pollinators early in the year.

  • Needs a pollination partner of Blue Banana.
  • Plant 1.5m (5ft) – 2m (7ft) apart, in rows 4ft (14ft) apart.
  • Eventual height and spread: 1.8m x 1.5m
  • Crops: June/July

 

This product is supplied in a 3L pot.

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