Honeyberry

species of plant

The honeyberry (Lonicera caerulea) (also known as a blue honeysuckle, sweetberry honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle, blue fly honeysuckle, blue-berried honeysuckle or haskap) is a fruit that is edible.[1] It is a member of the honeysuckle family.[1] It is easy to grow and has few pests.[1] They are native to Russia and can tolerate very cold weather.[2] They can survive down to −55 °F (−48 °C).[2] They have been raised for centuries in Asia and Eastern Europe.[2] Honeyberry is a well-behaved plant that is not seen as being an Invasive species.[3]

Lonicera caerulea berries

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Edible of the Month: Honeyberry". National Gardening Association. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Bonnie L. Grant. "Haskap Berry Info – How To Grow Honeyberries In The Garden". Gardening Know How. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  3. "Uncommon Fruit". Board of Regents, University of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on January 4, 2017. Retrieved January 10, 2017.