Growing guide

How to grow edible honeysuckle (honeyberry)

Grow a super berry in your garden, rich in anti-oxidants, vitamin C and potassium. Honeyberry (edible Lonceria) is an early-flowering shrub with ornamental value, which produces a crop of pretty blue berries. 

Quick facts

  • An easy, low-maintenance addition to your fruit cage, allotment or even a flower border
  • Clusters of flowers appear along the stems in late winter or early spring
  • Plant in spring for best establishment over the summer and to provide a crop in the second year
  • A sunny or dappled-shade location is required for plenty of blooms and berries
  • Prune in early to mid-summer after harvesting your berries 
  • They need a pollination friend so always plant more than one for a great crop
  • Very easy to propagate by taking hardwood cuttings in winter

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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