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Boreal Beauty-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

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Description

Haskap Boreal Beauty

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* Cross-pollination compatibility table – HASKAP

The heart-shaped haskap, a new hybrid’s praise, the cultivar Boréal Beauty is distinguished by its taste and the weight of its fruits similar to Boréal Blizzard.

A late season variety, its firm and excellent fruit on a very vigorous plant with an upright habit is suitable for mechanized harvesting.

It offers good resistance to mildew and very good yield. Flowering and harvesting are late compared to other cultivars.

*Variety produced under license USASK

 

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 : Strawberry Sensation, Boreal Beast-Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

Rendement : U-pick, mechanized

Harvest size :

Hauteur : 5 feet depending on the type of soil

Largeur : 3 feet

Bush type : Very straight, robust, resistant to mildew and very productive

Description of the fruit : Fleshy, firm, regular and generally oval or heart-shaped

Fruit Flavor : Excellent and firmness

Fruit Weight : 2.60 gr. - 3.7 gr. almost as heavy as Blizzard but shorter

Fruit Length : 3.50 cm

Flowering period : Late to very late

Harvest time : Very late

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

Hardiness zones : 2b