envelope icon phone icon

Content is below menu. Find the page you want, then scroll down. Current page in white text.

About Us

Home

Ideas

Trees

Conifers

Food Forests

Apples & Pears

Berries

Blueberries

Currants & Gooseberries

Haskaps

Others

Raspberries

Saskatoons

Strawberries

Grapes

Nuts

Perennial Veggies

Stone Fruit

Leaf Trees

Inventory

Care

Our Forests

Almanac

Links


To be matter of fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy — and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.
Robert A. Heinlein

Typical Pine

The edge were tree meets field creates a haven for all sorts of critters.

Haskaps

Lonicera caerulea

haskaps

No, they aren’t blueberries. These are fairly short ones. They can be twice this length. Each year there are more varieties.


No, they aren't blueberries on steroids. Berries are 2-3 times as long as they are wide. Most of the varieties in Canada came out of the University of Saskatchewan fruit program. Taste varies wildly between cultivars. Seems that there are separate genes for sweetness, tartness, and flavours, and you can get all possible combinations in varying degrees. (Breeders have found haskaps that are totally bland -- best description "They're wet...")

You do need two varieties that bloom at the same time.

Bushes are about 3 feet tall. In a good year they need to be propped up. Prune in late fall after leaf drop. Support with heavy duty tomato cages, peony rings, or stake and chickenwire.

This year we have:

Borealis

Tundra

Honeybee


Food -- Haskap

Species/Cultivar Container/Format Count Size Price
Haskap Tundra #2 Std pot (6 qt) -2 $25.00
Haskap Tundra #5 Std pot (15 qt) -5 $40.00
Haskap Tundra #5 Std pot (15 qt) 4 15-20 in. $40.00
Haskap, Borealis #2 Std pot (6 qt) -17 $25.00
Haskap, Borealis #2 Std pot (6 qt) 22 18-24 in. $25.00
Haskap, Borealis 5 gal. pail (20 qt) 20 18-24 in. $50.00
Haskap, Honeybee #4 Std pot (12 qt) -1 $25.00
Haskap, Honeybee #5 Std pot (15 qt) -10 $40.00
Haskap, Honeybee #5 Std pot (15 qt) 44 2.5-3.5 ft. $40.00
Haskap, Honeybee 5 gal. pail (20 qt) 26 2-3 ft. $50.00


Got something to say? Email me: sfinfo@sherwoods-forests.com

Interesting? Share this page.

Want to talk right now? Talk to me: (8 am to 8 pm only, please) 1-780-848-2548


Back to Top
Copyright © 2008 - 2018 S. G. Botsford

Sherwood's Forests is located about 75 km southwest of Edmonton, Alberta. Please refer to the map on our Contact page for directions.