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Lonicera caerulea 'Honey Bee'

Honey Bee' Haskap

Honey Bee' Haskap

Exposure

  • Sun

Rusticity

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • May

  • Vigorous
  • Aesthetic
  • Cooking
  • Large fruits
  • Dense

The Honey Bee is a magnificent shrub, the most aesthetic of its species. It is also the most vigorous variety, has the fastest growth, is the strongest and the bushiest. Severe pruning will then be necessary. The fruits grow more in the center of the very dense tree.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
99 - 130 cm
Spread
91 - 99 cm
Height
122 - 198 cm
Spacing
39 - 51 in.
Spread
36 - 39 in.
Height
48 - 78 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Upright

Flowering colours:

  • Cream white

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Moist and well drained

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Use of mulch recommended

Soil requirement:

  • Well drained. 5% organic matter. pH 6 to 7

Features

Resistance:

  • Cold
  • Mold
  • Partial shade

Attract:

  • Birds
  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Open ground
  • Flowerbed
  • Clumps
  • Hedge

Attribute:

  • Edible. Fast growing

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