Lonicera caerulea edulis

Blue Pacific is a compact bush. From the east coast of Russia, this attractive variety features a spreading form, light green foliage, and large, light blue, tasty fruit. Choose Berry Blue to pollinate. Space 4' circle, height 2-3' tall. Zone 3-7

Plant Characteristics
Pest Resistance Excellent
Disease Resistance Excellent
Drought Tolerance Fair
Heat Tolerance Good
Humidity Tolerance Excellent
Sun Tolerance Good
Wet Soil Tolerance Poor
Shade Tolerance Good
No Spray Excellent
Salt Tolerance Fair
Fresh for Kids Good
Deer Resistance Good
Thorns No
Plant Type Shrub
Soil Type Adaptable
Edible Type Fruit
Self Fertile No
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome


Edible Bush Honeysuckle
(Lonicera kamchatika)

Edible Honeysuckle are among the first fruits of the season

A unique member of the Honeysuckle family native to Eastern Siberia. This very hardy deciduous species has been a valued fruiting plant for ages and yet is virtually unknown in Europe and America. An attractive small bush, it produces tasty small fruits about the size and flavor of blueberries. Small white, slightly fragrant flowers appear in March. Fruit ripens two weeks before strawberries. Very easy to grow with no pest or disease problems.

Site & Soil
Edible Honeysuckle is a shade-loving plant in all areas except the far north, where it is happyin full sun. It prefers moderately well-drained, yet moist, soil. Mulching with compost, peat moss or decomposed manure helps maintain adequate soil moisture.

Honeysuckle is not self-fertile. Plant at least two varieties if fruit is desired. When we ship we sent two different types.

Bearing age
1-2 years after planting.


Honeysuckle bush in snow

One of the hardiest fruiting plants, to minus 40*F minus 40*C (zone3).


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