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  • Purple Haze

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    Purple Haze

    Upright with vigorous growth habit. Medium branching structure and develops dome shape crown. Tart and sweet / flavoursome berries.

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    Description

    Product Description


    Overview: One of Sophia Łukaszewska Polish varieties. Tart and flavoursome berries
    Origin: Polish and Russian/Kamczacka - Lonicera kamtschatica Sevast. Pojark and Lonicera edulis Turcz
    Plant Size and Shape: Width 6 feet x Height 6 feet. Upright with very vigorous growth habit. Medium branching structure and develops dome shape crown
    Productivity:
    12 pounds in fourth or fifth grow year
    Needed Pollinator: Any other unrelated Honeyberry cultivar blooming at a similar time - Passion
    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: 2.5 to 3.0 cm (about 1inch)
    Shape: Long oval - berry shape 4
    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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