[nafex] Honeyberry/Haskap discussion thread (permaculture forum at permies)

John Bunker john.p.bunker at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 11:11:38 EST 2012


We are selling three Honeyberry varieties this year in the Fedco  
catalog.
JB

John Bunker
Fedco
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On Jan 19, 2012, at 11:41 PM, Chris Garriss wrote:

> I was just reading through this thread, and have become quite  
> intrigued.  A
> quick look and I only found 2 places that sell the plants.  Any  
> suggestions
> as to where might be the "best" source?
>
> Depending on where I would plant, it would either be 6b (almost but  
> not
> quite 6a due to elevation) or 7a/7b interface
>
> Chris
>
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Dan Nave <nave1 at comcast.net> wrote:
>
>> Have you had any fruit from any of these cultivars?  The Tundra and
>> Borealis seem like they have
>> fairly large fruit and the Honey Bee pollinator seems to have large  
>> fruit
>> also.  How would you
>> characterize the taste?
>>
>> By the way, the grafting manual looks very good.
>>
>> Dan
>>
>> On 1/19/2012 11:33 AM, Sarah Kehler Ewing wrote:
>>> Nope.  You made the right decision!
>>>
>>> Just one comment on what I read at the forum listed:
>> Haskaps/Honeyberries are definitely not seedless.  In fact they  
>> have larger
>> seeds than blueberries.  I know this for a fact because I have  
>> saved seeds
>> from my honeyberries several times using a household strainer to
>> clean/capture the seeds with no trouble whereas I had to do all  
>> kinds of
>> straining thru paper towel when I save blueberry seeds a few years  
>> ago.
>> Burpee's sells theirs as seedless too.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sarah
>>> zone 3
>>> Edmonton, AB
>>>
>>>
>>> ________________________________
>>>  From: Dan Nave<nave1 at comcast.net>
>>> To: nafex mailing list at ibiblio<nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>>> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 10:37:50 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [nafex] Honeyberry/Haskap discussion thread  
>>> (permaculture
>> forum at permies)
>>>
>>> Well, I probably shouldn't have, but after reading all this and some
>> more, I ordered a Tundra,
>>> Borealis, and Honey Bee (new U of S pollinator) Haskap (or  
>>> Honeyberry)
>> from HoneyberryUSA.  Running
>>> out of room to put stuff...
>>>
>>> Dan
>>>
>>> On 1/16/2012 4:50 PM, Lawrence London wrote:
>>>> Honeyberry/Haskap discussion thread (permaculture forum at permies)
>>>> http://www.permies.com/t/12063/permaculture/Haskap
>>>>
>>>> edible blue honeysuckle including propagation
>>>> http://ediblebluehoneysuckle.wordpress.com/
>>>>
>>>> http://www.permies.com/forums/posts/list/12063#110104
>>>> The most productive cultivars at this time are the pure Russian
>>>> cultivars, expect 7 kilograms of berries per plant. The cultivars
>>>> released from the University of Saskatchewan are hybrids, but less
>>>> productive, 4 kilograms of berries per plant.
>>>> In order to take softwood cuttings, you would require a license  
>>>> from
>>>> the University of Saskatchewan.
>>>> 2 genetically different cultivars that flower at the same time are
>>>> required for the best fruit set.
>>>> haskapcentral
>>>> www.haskapcentral.com
>>>>
>>>> "Honeyberry"
>>>> Jim Gilbert
>>>> One Green World Nursery, Oregon.
>>>> many named varieties
>>>> http://www.onegreenworld.com/index.php?cPath=4_112
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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