- Article number: LONCBLFO01
Lonicera caerulea "Blue Forest" or honeyberry gets delicious dark blue elongated berries in the month of June.
These fruits are 3-4 cm long and look a bit strange but their true vitamin bombs, full of vitamin B and C, pectin and antioxidants.
They taste fresh and aromatic something sweet / sour.
The fruits are also very good to process in chutneys and jam but also for the juice.
The honeybees can be in a sunny place until light shade. At the beginning of April, the plants bloom with small white flowers and after the bloom, the fruit begins immediately.
The Lonicera kamtschatica Morena is self-pollinating, but if you have more planting, this benefits the fruit production.
Certainly, if you plant this honeybee with the variety "Blue Pacific", you are assured of a maximum yield. A mature shrub delivers comfortably 2 kg of fruit.
The honeyberry bush becomes 100/125 cm tall and grows shrub-shaped.
In autumn the leaves are very adorable with bright red and orange colours, in winter, the plant is bare. Pruning you if necessary in December, cut only the old perennial wood to the ground.
Winter hardness zone 4b (-30ºC).