Kamchatka berry ’Honeybee’
Kamchatka berry ’Honeybee’ (Lonicera kamtchatica ’Honeybee’)
General description: Canadian variety, fast growing, shrub reaching a height of 150 cm and width of 120 cm, to be planted every meter apart; several varieties are recommended; varieties: Indigo Gem, Aurora, Borealis, have high resistance to disease and frost.
Fruit: fruits with slightly acidic taste, the fruits are suitable for mechanical and manual harvesting, they do not flake off.
Maturation / flowering: ripens in the second half of June,
Requirements / Cultivation: humus substrate, moderately moist with a slightly acid reaction, in a sunny position; it is recommended to rejuvenate the bush after 5-6 years by cutting out some of the oldest shoots.