How to grow Lonicera caerulea

Lonicera caerulea grow and care – shrub of the genus Lonicera also known as Honeyberry, Lonicera caerulea perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental hedge plant and fragrant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-9.

Leaves color green in oval shape.

Flower fragrant color white, cream, yellow in trumpet shape.

Lonicera caerulea fruits

Fruits edible color blue, shape of the fruits rectangle

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How to grow Lonicera caerulea growing and care:

Rich soil, acid soil, moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead stems, need to cut the inner brunches in order to renew the growth

Size of the plant?
1-2m, 40-80 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Trumpet shape fragrant flowers, color white, cream or yellow


Fruit harvest season:

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Lonicera caerulea fruit?
Eat raw, jams, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Just collect

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years

Scientific name:

Lonicera caerulea

Alternative names: Honeyberry, Haskap berry, Bue-berried honeysuckle, Sweetberry honeysuckle

How to grow Lonicera caerulea

Lonicera caerulea plant

Growing Lonicera caerulea plant

Lonicera caerulea


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
  • Jams
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Fragrance
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 2
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9