Honeyberries are fruit of forms of the honeysuckle Lonicera caerulea, also known as blue honeysuckle or edible honeysuckle. The fruits are very similar to blueberries in taste and looks, and can be eaten raw or used in jams and jellies. Like blueberries they are high in antioxidants and vitamin C and make an interesting addition to your fruit collection.

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Quick facts

Common name Honeyberry, blue honeysuckle 
Botanical name Lonicera caerulea
Group Fruit
Flowering time Late winter to very early spring
Planting time Spring
Height and spread 1.2m (4ft)
Aspect Full sun
Hardiness Very hardy down to -40°C
Difficulty Easy

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