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Boreal Beast-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

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Description

Haskap Boreal Beast

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* Cross-pollination compatibility table – HASKAP

A perfect companion to Boreal Blizzard and Boreal Beauty, Boreal Beast is a new addition to the mid to late season cultivars. It offers firm fruit with exceptional flavor.

The fruit size is larger than the Indigo series but smaller than the Boreal series. The fruit size is between 1.86 gr. and 2.06 gr. on an upright plant, straight, very vigorous and resistant to powdery mildew.

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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

Month available

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

Product description

Compatible variety : Aurora-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea), Honey Bee-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea), Boreal Blizzard-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea), Boreal Beauty-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

Rendement : U-pick, mechanized

Harvest size : N/D

Hauteur : Approximately 4 feet tall depending on soil type

Largeur : 3 feet

Bush type : Strongly erect, more vigorous and robust, resistant to mildew

Description of the fruit : Elongated, wide or wide oval

Fruit Flavor : Excellent, very nice aroma and aftertaste (one of the best rated cultivars by evaluators)

Fruit Weight : 1.86 gr. – 2.06 gr.

Fruit Length : N/D

Flowering period : Scaled over a long period

Harvest time : Mid-season

Use of the fruit : Commercial production, processing, U-pick

Hardiness zones : 2b