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‘Boreal Beast’ Haskap

$17.00$22.00

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. Cross-pollination is required. Compatible with Boreal Beauty, Boreal Blizzard and Honeybee. New release 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.

 

Available as; 2″ Potted, #01 Potted and #02 Potted

 

BOREAL TRIO: SAVE 10% when you purchase one of each of the 2″ Potted Boreal series haskaps (Beast, Beauty & Blizzard)

ONLY 2″ Potted qualify for Mail Order Shipping

 

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

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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.

Attributes:

  • 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 Reservation Policy

 
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We make it easier to grow your best garden!
What sets us apart from most nurseries, aside from our production growing experience with our products, is that we help you plan well in advance of the growing season by offering to reserve your plants for pickup or delivery in the spring! As a part of our Spring Plant Reservation program, you have the option to purchase in full or place a deposit on your order and pay the balance at pickup. Our SPR program has helped hundreds of customers secure their gardening desires since 2013!

RESERVATION:

We require a 50% minimum deposit to reserve your order. Orders may also be paid in full to reserve. Any outstanding balance is due at pick up or before shipping or delivery. 

Orders will be reserved once a deposit or full payment has been received. Deposits (50% of order value) cannot be refunded after March 31st

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

To make your experience even faster and easier at pickup we ask that orders be paid in full by April 22. For mail orders, the deadline for final payment is April 8. You will receive a friendly email reminder of your upcoming payment before these deadlines.

ORDERING:

We strongly recommend ordering before April to secure your order. Orders are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities. We reserve the right to offer a substitution or refund if stock becomes unavailable. 

Some items are available to be purchased in bulk quantities. Please contact us for bulk orders.

Looking for something in particular that we don’t offer on the website? We are able to source different product sizes and cultivars for special orders. 

DELIVERY & PICKUP:

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

Bare-root Perennials stock: Bare-root perennial stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Bare-root Tree Fruit stock: Bare-root tree fruit stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date. We are unable to ship bare-root trees at this time.

Potted Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup. 

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson, Castlegar and Winlaw. $10 delivery fee. Dates TBA. Click here to learn more!

SHIPPING:

Some items may be available to ship via Canada Post. You will be able to select a shipping method at checkout if your order qualifies.

SPR shipments will be sent out according to our Shipping Policy.

For more information please read the full Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Bulk Orders

We strongly recommend placing bulk orders in December and early January. Some items may be available to order as late as April, however typically not the case. Orders are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities. We reserve the right to offer a substitution or refund if stock becomes unavailable. 

Crop  Per cultivar bulk counts Deadline to Order
Asparagus Crowns 100/bag January
Strawberry Crowns 250/bag January
Bare-root Brambles 25/bundle January
Bare-root Vines 25/bundle January
Bare-root Fruit Trees 5-10 January
Seed Potatoes 14kg/bag January
3″ Potted Fruit Stock 32 February
#1+ Potted Stock 50 February
Vegetable Transplants Please Contact February
Sweetpotato Slips 100 March

Please CONTACT US for a quote to place a bulk order before order deadlines for the best selection. You can also inquire after the deadline to see what is available.

Looking for something in particular that we don’t offer on the website? We are able to source different product sizes and cultivars for special orders.

Delivery & Pickup

DELIVERY & PICKUP:

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

Bare-root Perennials stock: Bare-root perennial stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova from March to May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Bare-root Tree Fruit stock: Bare-root tree fruit stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date. We are unable to ship bare-root trees at this time. 

Potted Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup. We are unable to deliver to Nelson or Castlegar Garden Festivals due to limited space at market.

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson, Castlegar and Winlaw. Click here to learn more!

For more information please read the Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Shipping Policy

THIS ITEM QUALIFIES FOR SHIPPING

3″ potted fruit stock is available to ship via Canada Post Expedited. Please inquire before purchasing via our website. View our SHIPPING POLICY to learn more. You will be able to select the shipping method at check if your entire order qualifies.

Larger potted stock cannot be shipped and is only available. All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May (TBA) from the farm in Krestova or scheduled for a local pickup site in Nelson, Castlegar or Winlaw. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Don’t want to ship? You can still select Farm Pickup at checkout!

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Boreal Beauty fruits are heavy, firm, mostly oval, and hold onto branches with just the right amount of force and taste great. Bushes are strong, upright growers and show no signs of mildew. Very productive! Almost all large-fruited haskap cause branches to bend over, but not ‘Boreal Beauty’, her branches remain strong and upright. Another member of the Boreal series that flowers and ripens later than previous UofS cultivars. Cross-pollination is required. Currently only compatible with Boreal Beast. New release in 2017!

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DescriptionBoreal 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. Cross-pollination is required. Compatible with Boreal Beauty, Boreal Blizzard and Honeybee. New release 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.   Available as; 2" Potted, #01 Potted and #02 Potted   BOREAL TRIO: SAVE 10% when you purchase one of each of the 2" Potted Boreal series haskaps (Beast, Beauty & Blizzard) ONLY 2" Potted qualify for Mail Order Shipping   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pickup or shipment this spring!Borealis is noted for yielding very large fruit with excellent flavour. Its fruit has a softer, more delicate fruit than Tundra. Borealis is an ideal option for U-Pick operations or for the home gardener. Requires cross pollination. Compatible with Aurora, Berry Blue, Boreal Blizzard and Honeybee. This University of Saskatchewan introduction produces blueberry-like fruit that ripens as early as Strawberries. 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Click here to SAVE 15% on our Trio Package of one of each of the #01 potted Askola, Leikora and Male Sea Buckthorns!   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pickup this spring!Fall-bearing red raspberry; large, firm, dark red berries with good flavour that grow on thornless vines; superior quality, excellent yields and, excellent for fresh market, shipping, freezing and canning.   Available as: Bareroot canes (5/pack) and #01 potted   ONLY Bareroot canes qualify for Mail Order Shipping   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pick up or shipment this spring!A'Artagnan is from the new Musketeer Series from the University of Saskatchewan and is closely related to their previous romance series having the same parents as Valentine, Juliet and Crimson Passion. 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