• Canadian variety bred at the University of Saskatchewan.
  • Grows into a bush 150 cm high and 120 cm wide, develops upright habit, its sprouts resemble V-letter in shape.
  • Yields elongated oval fruits which usually weigh 1.3 g, they are sweet and dessert in taste, their flesh has a slightly rubbery consistency and it is hard; one of the best varieties to be enjoyed fresh, also good for processing; recommended for plantations; after several years of cultivation has been recognised as one of the varieties with the greatest production potential in the USA.
  • Gives crop at the second half of June (Poland), are good for mechanical and manual harvesting and do not drop off. Usually a bush gives 4 kg (max 5 kg) of berries; on average this variety yields a crop of 13.2 t/ha (max 16.5 t/ha).
  • In Muniakowice, (in our nursery) since June 2014 and in Bakchar (Siberia), we have conducted annual examinations for the sugar content in the Blue Honeysuckle berries. The maximum sugar content revealed in those tests equalled 17°Bx (Brix). For more details – see the table.
  • To get a good crop, several different varieties should be planted one next to another (to enable cross pollination); the following varieties are especially recommended: ‘Aurora’ and ‘Honeybee’.
  • We possess a license for propagating this variety, granted to us by the University of Saskatchewan.’