Amelanchier ’Honeywood’ (Amelanchier alnifolia ’Honeywood’)
General description: This variety can reach 4 meters in width and 5 meters in height.
Fruit: The fruits ripen relatively evenly. The fruits are large (up to 1.6 cm) and very tasty - similar to the taste of blueberries. Fruit harvest from mid-June to the end of July.
The fruiting period can be up to 30 years. Honeywood is a very fertile variety. However, it has a tendency to alternate fruiting (every other year).
The first fruits can be harvested 2-4 years after planting, and full fruiting is obtained after 6-7 years.
Requirements / Cultivation: this shrub adapts very well to different environmental conditions. The plant is resistant to diseases and pests. It will easily survive the temperature of -30 degrees. In 6-8 years after planting, a strong cutting should be made to remove the damaged branches and stimulate the plant to fruit.