Borealis Honeyberries

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Borealis Honeyberries

Outstanding Flavor!

  • Bears up to 10 lbs. of fruit
  • Fruits ripen in late spring
  • Easy-to-grow shrub
Produces an abundance of 1-1/2" long berries tasting like wild blueberries in mid to late spring, even before strawberries are ripe. Mature plants yield up to 10 lbs. of berries, so you'll have plenty for fresh eating and desserts. Growing 6-8 ft. tall with attractive green foliage, it's a good choice for the edible landscape. Plant two varieties for pollination. Potted. Zones 3-9.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/2/22 - 6/24/22
4B 5/2/22 - 6/24/22
5A 4/11/22 - 6/24/22
5B 3/28/22 - 6/24/22
6A 3/14/22 - 6/24/22
6B 2/28/22 - 6/24/22
7A 2/24/22 - 6/24/22
7B 2/21/22 - 6/24/22
8A 2/17/22 - 6/10/22
8B 2/14/22 - 6/10/22
9A & B 2/7/22 - 6/10/22
10A & B 2/7/22 - 6/10/22
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/20/22
8A-10B: 6/6/22

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lonicera caerulea 'Borealis'
  • Height: 24 - 36
  • Spacing: 4 - 5 feet.
  • Spread:4 - 5 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Pollinator:Need two varieties for cross pollination and increased fruit production. Aurora pairs well with Borealis.
  • Yield: Up to 10 lbs. on mature plants.
  • Color: Small, white flowers
  • Size: Dormant 4" Pot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring
  • Fruit: Elongated blue fruit similar in size and flavor to wild blueberries. Tender berry texture with firmer skin, good for fresh eating and baking, very easy picking berries.
  • Zone: 2-7
  • Form: Deciduous shrub, small fruit
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Little pruning is needed on bushes younger than five years old other than removing dead, diseased, or broken branches. After that periodically remove older limbs. Ideally you should have four to six older limbs and a few younger shoots per shrub.
  • Foliage: Leaves are borne in opposite pairs on the stems. Short, oblong, medium green in color.

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