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Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™

Lonicera caerulea edulis

$29.95

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-t- Honeyberry - Blue Moon™ (Pollinator)
Honeyberry - Blue Moon™

A Fragrant Bloomer and Vigorous Berry Producer


Honeyberry - Blue Moon™

The Honeyberry Blue Moon is a two for one deal in a single bush, every summer white fragrant honey suckles bloom and tons of berries follow.

The blooms have the sweet aroma of summer that's highly sought after. Your neighborhood will be filled with a honeysuckle scent, and neighbors will be jealous of how excellent your yard smells. Naturally give your home a fresh scent by placing a few blooms in a saucer of water and your family will love the aroma.

Honeyberries have the same dusty blue hue has blueberries, but an elongated oval shape. They also taste the same, but slightly sweeter. Blue Moon Honeyberries have a firm texture and a sweet yet slightly tart blueberry flavor.

Grow your own berries perfect for dropping in smoothies, cooking and baking. Your friends and family will keep coming back for more of your Honeyberry recipes that can't be matched by store bought berries.
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$29.95
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Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™ Planting Mix

Helps your Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™ get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95

Growing Zones: 3-8
(hardy down to -30℉)



Growing Zones 3-8
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

3-4 ft.

Mature Width:

3-4 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Spacing:

4-5 ft.

Growth Rate:

Fast

Drought Tolerance:

Moderate

Harvest Time:

May - June

Fruit Color:

Blue

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Chill Hours:

1000

Botanical Name:

Lonicera caerulea edulis

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, CA, OR, WA

A Fragrant Bloomer and Vigorous Berry Producer

The Honeyberry Blue Velvet is a flowering and fruit producing shrub that's the best of both the honeysuckle and blueberry world.

Honeyberries are part of the honeysuckle family, and have white fragrant blooms every spring to let you know winter has passed. The flowers have a sweet scent, similar to honeysuckle blossoms. It will drift through the neighborhood, making your yard smell the most fragrant, and your neighbors jealous.

Place Honeyberry shrubs in containers and keep them on your porch so their blooms will greet your guests with their fresh scent, or place a few indoors to give your home a natural floral scent.

Unique dusty blue berries are produced by these vigorous growers, they're similar to blueberries, but have an oblong oval shape. They have a firm texture, and taste like blueberries, only sweeter.

Pick a few berries off of your plant for a juicy snack that's sweet yet tart, but also very healthy because honeyberries are filled with essential antioxidants and nutrients making them perfect for smoothies and dessert recipes!

Once you start baking with honeyberries your recipes will never be the same and your pies, jams, and more will have your family and friends coming back for seconds, and maybe even thirds! Everyone will wonder why your cobbler tastes better than ever before.

Save money by growing tons of delicious berries in your own yard. The berries found in super markets are often very expensive and don't taste as good as berries grown naturally yourself, without any harmful chemicals or pesticides.

Honeyberry Blue Velvet bushes are extremely easy to grow, they'll adapt to your natural soil, and don't need acidic soil, or any soil amendments, like other fussier berry bushes.

Don't worry about the cold. Honeyberries are extremely cold hardy and can withstand the frigid temperatures up north, down to -40 degrees!

Honeyberries need another variety to cross pollinate with, be sure to pair your bushes with compatible partners like the Honeyberry Blue Moon variety.

People are catching on to the fragrant blooms, and sweet berries that Honeyberries provide. They're growing in popularity and selling out fast. Be sure to order yours before they're gone!





Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™ Pollination


Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™ are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Customer Reviews

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Bush looking well!
Seems to be a hardy little bush, the leaves look happy x2 weeks transplanted. No berries yet, but it's still too early.
May 31, 2016
Denver, CO
Purchased
10 months ago
Growing Zone:
5
very nice!
plant is very healthy looking. Im waiting for another and hope it is as healthy looking as this one I will let everyone know when I receive it.
May 4, 2016
tigerton, WI
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
4
Growth Rate
Slow
Medium
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Hardiness
Tender
 
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This gem is a promise to be substitute for: blueberry
it is too early for a comprehensive review, since I have had it only 6 months
October 31, 2016
Elmira, NY
Purchased
7 months ago
Growing Zone:
6

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™ gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole


As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Honeyberry - Blue Velvet™ again after the transplant is complete.


Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
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Never tried it but it sounds tasty and easy to grow
Andrew M on Mar 24, 2017
I wanted blueberries but wasn't excited about the idea of bringing the bushes inside or moving to a greenhouse for the winter. Judging by the description of these berries, that won't be an issue.
Matthew W on Feb 21, 2017
Never tried it but it sounds tasty and easy to grow
Andrew M on Mar 24, 2017
I picked this item as a cross-pollinator for my other honeyberry
John K on Mar 19, 2017
I wanted blueberries but wasn't excited about the idea of bringing the bushes inside or moving to a greenhouse for the winter. Judging by the description of these berries, that won't be an issue.
Matthew W on Feb 21, 2017
I wanted to add another type of berry to my berry patch and this one sounded delicious
Melanie B on Jan 28, 2017
I love plants but lately I want to grow fruit but since it gets cold, I'll have them in a pot, I'll see how they due.
Irma M on Dec 2, 2016
I chose this plant not only as a cross pollinator, but because the sound of the fruit made me think of canning my own pie fillings. Super excited to get this planted!
Lori K on Jul 14, 2016
Fragrance and super fruit.
Shawn T on Jun 19, 2016
Trying for the first time they have good reviews
Joseph M on Jun 12, 2016
I love blueberry, so i would try it because your description, and i hope it's as you describe it.
Yan T on Jun 11, 2016
Never see .want try
XINGGUO H on Mar 17, 2016
needed a pollinator for the other honeyberry plant
Michael E on Mar 6, 2016
I picked this item as a cross-pollinator for my other honeyberry
John K on Mar 19, 2017
I wanted to add another type of berry to my berry patch and this one sounded delicious
Melanie B on Jan 28, 2017
When should these be planted?
Brenda T on Oct 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would plant in the early spring.
What month will it start producing berries and for how long?
Elizabeth J on Aug 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It will start producing in early June.
Which taste better, the Indigo Gem and Indigo Treat or the Blue Velvet and Blue Moon? Would there be advantage if I already have Blue Velvet and Blue Moon to get the Gem and Treat, too?
Laura B on Jul 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hello, The Indigo Gem and Indigo Treat have better flavor but they are early bloomers and will not pollinate the Blue Moon or Blue Velvet. If you are looking for another early blooming variety I would recommend finding a Borealis Honeyberry. It has fantastic flavor and will pollinate the Indigos.

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