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The name alone is irresistible! Honeyberries have really caught on over the last few years — their generous antioxidants, big flavor, versatility and novelty have made them one of the fastest-growing “new” fruits in the U.S. With a sweeter flavor than other varieties, Happy Giant’s large, purply-blue elongated berries are easy to grow but don’t require acidic soil like blueberries do. Terrific for fresh eating, on cereal, in desserts and preserves, and an especially healthy snack when dried. Heat-tolerant if well watered, and cold-hardy, too. Grows to be 8’ or taller. Lives up to 50 years, and no pruning required! Ripens mid-June to mid-July. Best pollinators: Borealis, Blue Diamond, Blue Moose or Blue Palm. Zones 2-8 and Zone 9 in California.

Characteristics

Fruit Color Blue
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest June
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Taste Sweet And Tart
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 2 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 2 - 8
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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 - 6' tall x 5 - 6' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 4 - 5' apart to ensure room for growth.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

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.

Shipping Information

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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will happy giant and blue moon cross pollinate?
jerry on May 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I'm sorry, no. Blue Moon is not a suitable pollinator.
How big are the berries, and do they taste like blueberries?
Charli on May 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The berries I get are pretty small but I don't know if that's because my plants are still pretty young. They look huge in the picture but mine are never like that. I would guess like 1/2" - 3/4" would be a good average. They have a good firm texture like a blueberry and I think they taste similar but maybe a little more tart. They seem to really get a lot of berries.

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