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Description

Large, chewy berries are great for snacking! Sweeter than other varieties, with a nice, dense bite. Curved berries are about 1” long and are packed with superfood antioxidants. Honeyberries like rich, balanced soil containing humus/compost, with a neutral pH. Mature size: 5’ tall and wide, a nice edible landscape addition. After a couple of years, bushes will provide 8-10 lbs. of berries each. No pruning needed as the bushes have a natural dome shape and dense structure. Ripens mid-June to mid-July. Best pollinators: Happy Giant, Blue Palm or Blue Diamond. Zones 2-8 and Zone 9 in California.

Characteristics

Bloom Time Early
Fruit Color Blue
Fruit Size Large
Ripens/Harvest June
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 2 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 2 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 5' tall x 5' wide.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow honeyberry plants in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Zone three compatible
Sondra P on Jul 21, 2020
Recommendation from our son
James R on Jul 12, 2020
Zone three compatible
Sondra P on Jul 21, 2020
I needed a pollinator for my Blue Giant Honeyberry after my order for a Blue Palm Honeyberry was cancelled by Stark Bros. due to lack of that plant product to fill my order of 4/8/2020.
Rose S on Jul 14, 2020
Recommendation from our son
James R on Jul 12, 2020
Rated for sweetness
Clayton T on Jul 6, 2020
I???m hoping this will be a good companion plant for my blue berries
Dale W on Jun 24, 2020
Something new
CHARLES S on Jun 2, 2020
friend tried this bush and I liked it.
Margaret M on May 22, 2020
Zone and availability
Mike W on May 22, 2020
sounded like a great cultivar to add to my collection
Patsy J N on May 6, 2020
These are packed with antioxidants.
Jennie V on Apr 30, 2020
I needed a pollinator for my Blue Giant Honeyberry after my order for a Blue Palm Honeyberry was cancelled by Stark Bros. due to lack of that plant product to fill my order of 4/8/2020.
Rose S on Jul 14, 2020
Rated for sweetness
Clayton T on Jul 6, 2020
What about deer and rabbits? Do honeyberries need barriers or are they less tasty than blueberry bushes?
Debra D on Jun 3, 2020
I live in California so what is the best option to grow these since there are no other Honey berry varieties suited for zone 9?
Kristina S on Feb 4, 2020
BEST ANSWER: These are a northern adapted plant that is unlikely to be successful in your climate. Even if you can keep them alive, they will probably not get the chill time they need to induce blooming. Look at serviceberries for something more appropriate to that climate.
We ordered a Blue Palm & a Blue Diamond in spring of 2020. The Blue Diamond leaves browned at first, but new growths seem to be much better; however, the Blue Palm has been browned & wilted since we received it. The leaves continue to wither & brown? Both are shaded periodically to eliminate browning due to excessive sun. Blue Palm also has a white, moldy looking layer on the leaves. The Blue diamond does not. Suggestions would be greatly appreciated. We are in zone 6b. Thank you!
Barbara W on Aug 7, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. I'm sorry to hear about your tree. Please call Customer Support at 800.325.4180 and we'll be happy to assist you with a one-time replacement or refund if purchased within the last year.

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Gallon Pot Blue Moose Honeyberry
My Blue Moose Honeyberry arrived in great shape with the potting mix still well. As a result, it was in better shape than the Blue Palm Honeyberry I received a month earlier. It was smaller than the Blue Palm, but I can see new shoots coming up near the main stem. My Blue Palm still hasn't added any new growth yet but it also does appear healthy. I expect both will grow well here in Alabama, and pollinate each other well for a nice crop of Honeyberries in two years. Once I'm sure they both are fully acclimated, they will be planted at the sides of my driveway. I'm hoping they will quickly make nice looking bushes, and they should need very little pruning if at all.
May 12, 2020