Tundra Honeyberry

Cold Hardy Berries!

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Tundra Honeyberry

Cold Hardy Berries!

  • Ripen before strawberries
  • Low maintenance and cold hardy
  • Ideal for the edible landscape
Firm berries stand up to picking, yet melt in your mouth with sweet-tart flavor. Large berries ripen in late May- early June on 5-ft. bushes. Developed at the University of Saskatchewan, Tundra is exceptionally cold hardy. Best planted in partial to full sun. Plant at least 2 varieties for pollination. Zone 2-8.

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.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Fruits
1A-4B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
5A & 5B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
6A & 6B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
7A & 7B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
8A & 8B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
9A-10B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 24, 2022

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 'Tundra'
  • Height: 4 - 8 Feet
  • Spacing: 4' - 5'
  • Spread:4' - 5'
  • Light Required:Partial Shade
  • Pollinator:Self-pollinating, but will be more productive to have 2 or more varieties from the same blossoming season.
  • Yield: Up to 10 lbs. on mature plants.
  • Color: White tubular blooms are followed by ovate blue berries
  • Size: Potted
  • Blooms: Mid Spring, All 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 to harvest.
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Form: Fruit, Honeyberry
  • Flower Form: Small tubular or funnel shaped.
  • Soil Requirements: Moderately well-drained, moist soil. Mulch with peat moss or aged manure to help conserve soil moisture.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Little pruning is needed on bushes younger than five years old, other than removing dead, diseased, or broken branches. For more mature plants, periodically remove older limbs. Ideally, there should be four to six older limbs and a few younger shoots per shrub.
  • Foliage: Oval light green leaf

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