[NAFEX] Fall Blooming Honeyberry

jelie at new.rr.com jelie at new.rr.com
Tue Nov 17 12:27:46 EST 2009


Hey John,

I have had some fall blooming on my honeyberry as well.  The fall bloom, although rather sparse may be responsible for my lower spring bloom/fruit production. Moving them to where they have a good northern exposure may make a difference.

Jim Elie
Green Bay, WI
zone4/5

---- John S <swim_at_svc at yahoo.com> wrote: 
> One of my honeyberry plants insists on blooming 2 times a year.  In late summer, it drops all the leaves, then in late October, burst into bloom.  This started about 3 years ago and each year the number of blossums increases over the previous year.  Last year, I had a single lone fruit on it, implying some tendency to self-fertility.
> 
> None of my other honeyberry plants do this.  I was wondering if any other honeyberry growers have seen this kind of behavior and how unusual this may be.  It would be nice to be able to get a fall crop, but the flowering has so far been a little late to fully ripen berries.
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> Thanks
> 
> John
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