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‘Boreal Beast’ Haskap


Large fruit with later bloom and harvest than previous cultivars. New release by the U of S in 2018.

Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in FULL for pickup this spring!

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New release from the University of Saskatchewan for 2018!

Also known as Honeyberries or Blue Honeysuckle, Canadian Haskap are superior to any other Honeyberries with sweeter, wild Blueberry flavour and larger, fleshier fruit not unlike oversize Blueberries. The plant themselves are extremely cold tolerant and these are a great fruit alternative for cold climates. Cross-pollination is required.

Boreal Beast is very vigorous and sturdy upright growing haskap. What makes Beast stand out is its later flowering and late-season fruit ripening. Its fruit are remarkable for flavour when fresh or frozen. Compatible with Boreal Beauty, Boreal Blizzard and Honeybee.

#1 potted.

Plant Details

Latin: Lonicera caerulea ‘Boreal Beast’

Hardiness Zone: 2 – 7

Height: 5′ – 8′

Spread: 4′ – 6′

Bloom Time: Early spring

Ripens: July

Flower Colour: Yellowish-white

Fruit Colour: Blue with light bloom

Foliage Colour: Green

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Requirements: Tolerant of many soil conditions.


  • Edible Fruits
  • Easy to pick fruits
  • Extremely cold hardy

Special Considerations: Must be cross-pollinated with another compatible cultivar to set fruit. See Haskap Pollination Chart for more details.

Haskap Pollination Chart

Spring Plant Reservations


All Spring Plant Reservations have a 50% minimum deposit required to place orders. An order can also be paid in full.

Orders will be placed based on payment of a deposit or full payment. Deposits (50% of order value) cannot be refunded after April 5th, 2019

Payment can be made by cash, cheque, email money transfer or credit card. Please follow instructions on your invoice.


We strongly recommend ordering before April 5th, 2019 to secure your order. Please note that orders after this date are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities.

Any bulk orders of 50+ plants will be subject to bulk order pricing. Please contact us for bulk orders.


SPR orders must be picked up May 17-19 from the farm in Krestova. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date. We are unable to deliver to Nelson or Castlegar Garden Festivals due to recent SPR order quantities.


This item is for pick-up only and does not qualify for shipping via Canada Post.


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