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Blue Banana-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

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Description

Haskap Blue Banana

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* Cross-pollination compatibility table – HASKAP

Its large berries are juicy and sweet with an excellent smoked strawberry flavor. This variety is part of the Blue Moose family. One of the sweetest berry varieties (at this hybridizer) and ideal for fresh, frozen and mixed fruit. It can produce 8 to 10 pounds of fruit per bush after 4 to 5 years of growth (these yields have yet to be validated).

It is a mid-season variety that lends itself well to mechanized harvesting. This variety was developed by Lidia Stuart, living in the far eastern part of Russia. It is considered by many to be the origin of the commercial cherry tree. Mrs. Stuart used varieties from Russia and Japan to develop her cultivars.

*Variety produced under license

 

Generalities Haskap – Lonicera Caerulea

 

Haskap, an exciting new crop for North America, is particularly well suited for northern areas. Its unique, complex taste is reminiscent of a tasty blend of blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.

Its powder blue to dark blue fruits are elongated and grow on a shrub 4 to 5 feet tall at maturity. Cameos have an extremely high antioxidant value (ORAC) with significant amounts of anthocyanins, polyphenols and bioflavanoids :

The qualities that make it a plant of choice for northern cultivation refer to its high resistance to cold for the shrub (-47 degrees Celsius) and for its flowers (-7 degrees Celsius) as well as its ability to remain dormant during a winter mildness.

The camerisier requires cross-pollination to obtain an optimal yield.

Product description

Size

1 gallon, 50 cell

Desired delivery month

August, Dormancy Jan-April, Futur, June, May

Product description

Compatible variety : Aurora-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea), Wojtek / Larisa – Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

Rendement : U-pick, mechanized

Harvest size : 8 to 10 pounds / plant (these yields remain to be validated).

Hauteur : 5 feet

Largeur : 4 feet

Bush type : Upright

Description of the fruit : Elongated

Fruit Flavor : Brix over 15 at maturity

Fruit Weight :

Fruit Length : 3 cm

Flowering period : May

Harvest time : Mid-season

Use of the fruit : Fresh and frozen fruits and mixtures

Hardiness zones : 2b