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Indigo Treat Haskap (Honeyberry)

Lonicera edulis kamtschatica 'Indigo Treat'

$29.95

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-t- Indigo Gem Haskap (Honeyberry) (Pollinator)
Indigo Gem Haskap (Honeyberry)

Frost Proof Blooms and an Abundance of Sweet Berries


Indigo Gem Haskap (Honeyberry)

The Indigo Gem Honeyberry is a relative of the honey suckle, that also provides tons of delicious sweet berries that are similar to blueberries.

Early every spring tons of white and fragrant blooms emerge all over this dependable shrub. Their sweet floral scent will fill you yard and drift through your neighborhood, causing your yard to be the best smelling in the neighborhood.

Late frosts won't harm these sweet blooms, they're extremely cold hardy down to growing zone 2 and provide weeks of beauty before turning into large unique berries.

Indigo Gem Haskap berries start off green, ripen with a dusty blue color as they grow, and have an elongated oval shape. Similar to blueberries, these berries have a slightly tart yet very sweet flavor. Indigo Gems have a chewy and firm texture that make them perfect for snacking.

Set your recipes apart by adding Indigo Gem berries. Your pies, jams, smoothies,... Read more  

$29.95
-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
-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator
$19.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Launcher
Root Rocket Launcher

Explosive Growth for All of Your Plants

Rocket your lawn and plants to new heights with Root Rocket™ Launcher! All-natural and all-in on healthful benefits, Root Rocket™ is a propriety blend of nutrients that have been horticulturalist-tested and proven to help young plants transition from nursery to soil or a more permanent container. Root Rocket™ Launcher improves on that special mix with a water-soluble twist – so your lawn and garden can now be sprayed with the naturally-crafted solution you love for soil. And this pre-made care package in a handy drawstring bag makes it all the more effortless to keep your plants lush and vibrant, with the following items included: Root Rocket™ Launcher solution Root Rocket™ Launcher spray bottle 50-ft. nylon retractable hose

$19.95

Growing Zones: 2-7
(hardy down to -40℉)



Growing Zones 2-7
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

4-5 ft.

Mature Width:

4-5 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Spacing:

4-5 ft.

Growth Rate:

Fast

Drought Tolerance:

Moderate

Harvest Time:

June - July

Fruit Color:

Dark Blue

Year to Bear:

2-3 years

Chill Hours (minimum):

1000

You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Lonicera edulis kamtschatica 'Indigo Treat'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, CA, OR, WA

Delicious Berries and Fragrant Blooms all on a Single Shrub

Attractive, Fragrant Bush with Edible Tasty Berries
Indigo Treat Haskaps are beautiful ornamental shrubs, that are cousins with both honeysuckle, and wild blueberry bushes.  A delightful blend of fragrant blooms and delicious berries adorn these attractive plants. They reach about four feet tall and four feet wide, so they're perfect for brightening up any garden, lining fences, and planting in containers.

Every spring, tough creamy white blooms emerge with a sweet floral scent that can't be matched. The scent of its aromic flowers will carry through your yard, letting you know that spring has arrived.  The trumpet-shaped blooms pop against the dark, lush green leaves, attracting the eye to their natural beauty. After the blooming cycle, large bberries emerge and you'll be amazed at the amount of berries it produces!

Enhance Your Recipes
Indigo Treat Berries provide a unique flavor that can't be found in your local super market. Described as a sweet and slightly tart berry,  they're perfect for snacking but even better for baking. Use them in your favorite dessert or jam recipes and you'll see a surprising difference in flavor.  

They're Healthy!
The best part about these berries - they're filled with antioxidants and nutrients like vitamin C and potassium.

Cold Hardy and Easy to Own
Indigo Treats Haskaps are exceptionally cold hardy, withstanding temperatures as low as -45 degrees F! They're also drought tolerant and require minimal maintenance.  You'll be amazed at all the benefits this easy-to-own plant provides!  Prepare to enjoy it for many generations.

As one of our best sellers, these go quickly every year, so we recommend that you place your order ASAP.





Indigo Treat Haskap (Honeyberry) Pollination


Indigo Treat Haskap (Honeyberry) 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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not hardy at all. fruitless
After each shipment arrived of our MANY orders, I kept getting told, well just tell us if it dies, we'll replace it. In the meantime, I have a horrible, beaten up tree or plant, because of their packaging. Most of the dirt spilled out of the bags, the soil treatment and startup placed losely in the boxes just bounced around during shipment and damaged what was probably decent looking plants. Because of the damage and shock all the plants and trees we received (over $1,000 purchased), most are very slow in growing and don't look much bigger than the day we planted them in the Spring (it is not mid-October). I will never buy from this company again. I have since purchased from 2 fantastic other companies online who know better than to put heavy bags of soil condition in with their boxed plants and trees.. they ship those separately. Their packaging and products were so far above Fast-Growing Trees in quality, timely shipments and growth !...
October 15, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Honeyberry
Though there are a few new shoots, plant has not matured nor grown as quickly as I had hoped. I am hopeful it WILL resemble the photo shown in time.
July 29, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Indigo Treat Haskap
I would like to thank fast growing trees.com for their excellent service , quick shipping , beautiful looking and healthy looking plants , I have found my GO TO fruit and shrub store . THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE EXCELLENT ALL AROUND QUALITY . Mike D.
June 15, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
6

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Indigo Treat Haskap (Honeyberry)



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Indigo Treat Haskap (Honeyberry).

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 Indigo Treat Haskap (Honeyberry) 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 Indigo Treat Haskap (Honeyberry) again after the transplant is complete.


Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Fast-Growing-Trees.com Store
It looked interesting and I had never heard of this plant and wanted to try it
jeff w on Jul 9, 2018
Can handle cold weather
Toby A on Apr 26, 2018
It looked interesting and I had never heard of this plant and wanted to try it
jeff w on Jul 9, 2018
Have always wanted blueberries, just never took the time to go out and buy. Ordering on line was simpler.
Tom C on Jun 8, 2018
Can handle cold weather
Toby A on Apr 26, 2018
What a funky fruit, can't wait to try it. It sounds delicious!
BREEANNA L on Feb 12, 2018
I enjoy shopping, and planting varieties of edibles, noted for their health giving properties. 'Fast-Growing-Trees' offers wonderfully detailed information regarding each plant. The descriptions assure me, that I can place them into my environment and be reasonably assured of success in their growth, and productivity. It's also nice to see that they care to offer insurance (at an affordable price) to cover a years time.
P P on Jul 15, 2017
interested in growing edible fruit in higher pH soil Saw this at the Parma extension and research center.
hatasu T on Jun 22, 2017
I picked this particular bush because it is something you don't see a lot ive never heard of it and its perfect for the zone I live in , I also picked it because of the aroma it gives off and the edible fruit it produces .
mike D on Jun 11, 2017
I chose this Honeyberry because it looks interesting and I don't know anyone else who has one.
Janica P on May 24, 2017
I like the idea of a new type of berry to try out and I like the deep blue of the berries when ripe.
J Christopher H on May 22, 2017
Ordered as a gift for a gardener. I'm hoping it's unusual enough that she doesn't already have it but that it's appropriate for Zone 5. The description compared it to Honeysuckle, which I'm familiar with. Also it was easy to order the pollinator together with it without guessing. Also, it says it ships today.
Mary B on May 18, 2017
Hardy, fruit bearing, grows in zone 3
Leland B on May 17, 2017
i like this fruit
gerardo r on May 16, 2017
needed a climber that attracts hummingbirds
masiha h on May 1, 2017
My grandchildren love strawberries. I have such wonderful memories of my grandmother's garden and I want to create wonderful memories for my grandchildren.
Donna M on Apr 11, 2017
I want to try different fruits,an also it is a fragrant scrub
Carol S on Jan 31, 2017
This plant looks so interesting and pretty. Also I want to try the berries. I grow lots of fruit (mainly berries and lemons) so I am anxious for this plant to arrive.
Sally F on Apr 19, 2016
The unique beautiful color of the berries.
Debra F on Apr 12, 2016
Like to try some thing new
sergey s on Apr 8, 2016
For the colorful fruit it will bear for jams and treats!
LISA J on Mar 21, 2016
it is tasty and healthy berry, I like eat it as is or to make a berry-juice
Inara T on Mar 18, 2016
My mother loves it.
Svetlana D on Dec 27, 2015
Its beautiful and hardy
Dianne P on Dec 11, 2015
I like to try unusual plants. This sounded very interesting . . . and the blossoms are supposed to be very fragrant!
Karen K on Oct 1, 2015
Hubby wanted something different in the berry selection. We shall see. Pretty odd looking though! Wondering if they would be good for pies.
Gaggy on Sep 21, 2015
looks and sounds interesting and healthy.
phyllis w on Sep 5, 2015
Have always wanted blueberries, just never took the time to go out and buy. Ordering on line was simpler.
Tom C on Jun 8, 2018
What a funky fruit, can't wait to try it. It sounds delicious!
BREEANNA L on Feb 12, 2018
Does the Indigo Treat Haskap shrub REQUIRE a pollinator Gem Haskap or is that optional? It is listed under 'extras' when ordering plant the plant on the site...

Thank you!
J Q on Feb 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes they will require a pollinator.
Do deer eat these?
Robert M on Apr 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes deer will eat these. Deer are survivalists and will eat anything they can for fuel especially a nice sweet high energy treat like these. Just like other berries if you are worried about the deer I'd try using bird netting once your plants start setting fruit as the birds will likely eat more than the deer as they will dart in and out of the bushes all day. Good luck.
what pollinator do I need for this?
TM C on Sep 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This is Dr. Bob Bors from U of Saskatchewan suggestion:

Plant varieties that are not directly related as pollinators. The new U of S varieties are related to Blue
Belle, Blue Velvet, Kiev #8 and ‘Tomichka’, so these may not work as well. It is more likely that other Russian varieties could be acceptable pollinators such as ‘Berry Blue’ ‘Berel’, ‘Gerde’, ‘Ognennyi Opal’ or ‘Dew Drop’. Why Russian varieties and not Japanese or Kuril Island types? The Russian varieties bloom the same time as our new varieties. Japanese and Kuril types bloom 2 to 3 weeks later. Of the above possible pollinators, I’d recommend ‘Berry Blue’ (also called Czech #17) because it is a fast growing tall plant that makes many flowers. The flavor and yield is acceptable although the fruit size is very small.
What is/are chill hours? What does this mean?
Bree A on Jun 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Chill hours is the number of hours between 32-45F during the dormant period, (usually between November and February) the plant needs in order to produce fruit the following year.
What are the temperature requirement for chill hours ?
Marie on Feb 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They need 1,000 chill hours.

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