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    Happy Giant

    Upright with very vigorous growth habit. Dense branching structure and develops dome shape crown. Large, sweet berries with a hint of tartness and great flavour.

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    From $4.49
    Description

    Product Description

    Overview: The large berries are sweet with a hint of tartness with great flavour. This variety is considered BU largest producer
    Origin: Russian.F3 from Lonicera cerulea Turzcaninowii Pojark. BU 1
    Plant Size and Shape: Width 5 feet x Height 6 feet. Upright with very vigorous growth habit. Dense branching structure and develops dome shape crown
    Productivity: Over 10 to 12 pounds in fourth or fifth grow year
    Needed Pollinator: Any other unrelated Honeyberry cultivar blooming at a similar time - Blue Moose and Blue Palm
    Harvest Window: Mid season within general mid June to mid July window
    Other harvest notes: Harvest at Brix of 15 plus. Machine harvestable

    Berry Size: 3.5 cm (1 inch plus)
    Shape: A large prolonged zeppelin. Berry shape - 12
    Stem Scar: Dry when ripen
    Hardiness: Zones 2-4, 3-7 in the East coast, 5-9 in the West coast, 2-7 in central part of North America
    Chilling Hours required: 1,000 to 1,200 plus hours

    Flowers bloom: April
    Soil pH:Tolerates 5 to 7, but ideal 6.4 and Soil type: Natural rich balanced and fungal soil
    Planting time: Fall preferred
    Plant spacing: 4 to 5 feet. Avoid aggressive tilling under maturing bushes, as damages the carpet type roots and Row spacing: 10 to 12 feet
    Pruning: Annual pruning not required. After 10 years of fruiting consider cutting back the central woody stems to about one and a half feet

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