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Upright with very vigorous growth habit. Dense branching structure and develops dome shape crown. Big, chewy berries with great, slightly sweet flavour.

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Description

Overview: The big berries are juicy and sweet with great flavour. This variety is is a member of the Happy family
Origin: Russian. F5 from Lonicera ceruleaTurzcaninowii Pojark. BU 1
Plant Size and Shape: Width 5 feet x Height 5 feet. Upright with very vigorous growth habit. Dense branching structure and develops dome shape crown
Productivity: 8 to10 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 harvestableBerry Size: 2.5 to3.0 cm (about 1 inch)
Shape: Crescent shape and slightly bumpy – Berry shape 13
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 hoursFlowers 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