Haskap, a new, appealing culture for North America, is especially adapted for northern zones. Ripe berries have unique flavour, a delicious mix of bluebrry, raspberry and blackberry. The powder blue to dark blue, elongated berries grow on a shrub 4-5 feet high when mature. Among the qualities that make it a choiche variety for northern climates is its ability to withstand extremely cold temperatures (-47° C for the shrub and -7° C for the flowers), and to remain dormant during short-term warm spells during winter. Some cultivars are suitable for mechanical harvest, for larger volumes, wich helps to reduce manpower costs. Haskap requires cross-pollination for maximu, yields. This is an outstanding variety for you to discover.
Varieties under USASK Licence
Beautiful, tall, upright cultivar that is 0.5 m higher than indigo series plants. The berries weight an average 1.9 grams, are pear shaped and very sweet. High yielding plant, superior to other cultivars, and is suitable for mechanical harvest. Mildew resistant, it is one of the best mid-season cultivars of the past ten years.