[NAFEX] haskap

John Bunker john.p.bunker at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 09:09:12 EDT 2011


We have been working with the Honeyberry USA folks and will be  
offering three haskaps plus Crimson Jewel and Carmine Passion in our  
upcoming catalog.
PS I have enjoyed the paper Pomona very much and think I have nearly  
every copy.
Best regards to all,
John Bunker
Fedco
trees at fedcoseeds.com
www.fedcoseeds.com
PO Box 520
Waterville ME 04903
207-873-7333




On Aug 25, 2011, at 8:21 AM, mIEKAL aND wrote:

> St Lawrence is listing unnamed edible honeysuckle with the following
> description:
>
> Edible Honeysuckle — Lonicera caerulea var. edulis
>
> attractive to wildlife
>
> At least two plants required for pollination.
>
>> From original parent plants obtained in the 70's out of Canada, these
> seedlings have larger-than-average fruit that is tart but useful for
> jam and jelly. The berry is blue and teardrop-shaped, with very tiny
> seeds (like a blueberry.) These are the earlist plants in the nursery
> to leaf out, flower and set fruit. Cedar waxwings adore them and so do
> the bumblebees. The bush is not climbing and not invasive, reaches a
> height of 4 to 6 feet, and makes a dense barrier that functions well
> as a snowfence. for a beautiful ornamental hedge, plant 18 in. to 2
> ft. apart..
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