[NAFEX] Honeyberry sweetness (sourness)

William C. Garthright billg at inebraska.com
Sun Jun 14 21:25:06 EDT 2009

> As to ripening, Haskap ripens about with the earliest strawberries, 
> sometimes a bit earlier. They bloom later, yes, but it's warmer when 
> they do bloom which seems to speed development.

Oh, heck, that would be great, then. I don't know when the earliest 
strawberries ripen, but mine start bearing in late May, and they're 
easily the first fruit I get (besides rhubarb, if you consider that a 

But if they bloom "months after" honeyberries, and still ripen by May, 
honeyberries must REALLY bloom early!

Thanks for the info.

Lincoln, NE (zone 5)

Revivals in religion, and revivals in the slave trade, go hand in hand 
together. The church and the slave prison stand next to each other; the 
groans and cries of the heartbroken slave are often drowned in the pious 
devotions of his religious master. - Frederick Douglass

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