LoveHoneyberry Plant Shop

Wellcome to our LoveHoneyberry Haskap and Honeyberry plant shop. We have travelled high and low to bring you the best selection of Honeyberry and Haskap varieties. Our offering has improved by leaps and bounds over the last six to seven years, and we can proudly offer growers for the first time cultivars that cover all the nine Harvesting and Flavour groups.

In our Honeyberry excitement, we sometimes forget how far we have travelled when the most common Honeyberry planting combination was Borealis, Tundra and Berry Blue (All in the Early Harvesting and Tart/Sweet flavour groups).  Great credit must go to all plant breeders who have lengthened the harvesting window and enhanced the depth of flavours.

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Honeyberry Plant Shop Prices

At LoveHoneyberry we are not interested in selling cheap plants and disappearing. We are passionate about providing you with a Honeyberry or Haskap plant and growing solution that allows you and your plants to thrive.

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Please note: Prices are inclusive of any royalty payments, they may vary per variety and prices are not quantity based – the unit cost of ordering one plant costs the same as ordering 1,000. A deposit will be required to secure your order with the balance paid before or after shipment.

Our plants can be shipped from Scotland, America and Canada and will work with you to determine which centre is best for you and your plants.

Particular attention has been placed on their yields, commercial harvesting and selecting the right characteristics to allow you to create your unique Honeyberry blend for your chosen use for your berries.

We believe there is no best Honeyberry cultivar. However, there is the perfect Honeyberry blend for each intended use be it Honeyberry Gin or packet of frozen berries. The tarter berries tend to be ‘healthier’ and produce superior processed items such as jams and flavourings.

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Our Full Honeyberry Portfolio

There are nearly 40 carefully chosen varieties in our full Honeyberry portfolio. – Berries Unlimited (18), Polish Łukaszewska (7), University of Saskatchewan (7) and Maxine Thompson (5). Some types require prior notice to produce in the size or quantity that you may need.

Berries Unlimited (18)

Polish Łukaszewska (7)

University of Saskatchewan (7)

+ Maxine Thompson (5)

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Our Harvesting and Flavour Tables

Some varieties are better suited for warmer climates, and many cooler regions are well adapted to grow all varieties. We can work with you to select the best portfolio of plants for your area and intended use.

After careful research, we have created our LoveHoneyberry Nutritional Guide. ‘ Its aim is to improve your orchard’s soil fertility to allow you to grow high yielding, nutrient dense Honeyberries with sweeter flavours and longer shelf life. You can implement our nutritional strategies by including key products into your current programs.

Honeyberry & Haskap Harvesting Groups

We have broken down the four varieties from our four growers into to blooming or harvesting categories – Early, Mid, Late and Very Late. Each one lags the other by a week or two and timings may differ in warmer or colder regions. Also, larger berries in some areas take longer to ripen than smaller ones.

The accepted theory is the Russian varieties are first to bloom, a mix of Russian and Japanese bloom next and the Japanese are the last to bloom or harvest. We believe this keeps things simple.

In commercial orchards, we would advise planting alternate rows rather than mixing the rows and would group the rows per Honeyberry harvest groupings – Early, Mid, Late, and Very Late. For example Happy Giant row and Blue Moose row, Blue Banana row and Honey Gin row, Giant’s Heart and Blue Bunny, and Strawberry Sensation and Blue Treasure row.

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Honeyberry & Haskap Flavour Groups

I think this table speaks for its self! We believe there is no best Honeyberry cultivar. However, there is the perfect Honeyberry blend for each intended use be it Honeyberry Gin or packet of frozen berries. The tarter berries tend to be ‘healthier’ and produce superior processed items such as jams and flavourings.

Honeyberry Pollination Basics

Honeyberry flowers are hermaphrodite and are most self-incompatible. To obtain a healthy harvest, it is generally accepted two or more cultivars must be planted together for cross-pollination. Ideal Honeyberry pollinators include Bumblebees, Hive or Honeybees (one to two hives per acre) and other native or local bees. It is better to create a healthy team of all three rather than just one. Poor pollination may also be down to an unhealthy plant that is lacking in key minerals for above average fruit set (Boron in particular).

We recommend four to six cultivars (planted in equal number) per acre depending on the size of the orchard. This creates a well balanced and diverse natural orchard, with luxury pollination, above average fruit set and excellent yields. We have also found that Brix levels tend to be higher with greater balanced varietal plantings.

In commercial orchards, we would advise planting in alternate rows rather than intermixing the rows and would group the rows per Honeyberry harvest groupings – Early, Mid, Late, and Very Late.

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A Baker’s Dozen of Honeyberry Shapes

Our growers have a fantastic array of berry shapes to play with when it comes to combining flavours and shapes for the organic fresh market.

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Our Plant Commitment

Our commitment at LoveHoneyberry is to enable you, to quickly establish a profitable Honeyberry orchard, by eliminating many of the high start-up and ongoing errors associated with a new fruit.

We are very passionate about the opportunities that Honeyberries offers growers (in particular organic) and encourage you to see these initial Honeyberry plant ordering costs as only a fraction of the lifetime revenue potential from fresh or frozen berry sales or Honeyberry value added products.

We can ship Honeyberry or Haskap in-vitro plantlets or potted plants to most regions in the world, where the plants can thrive.

How is LoveHoneyberry Rewarded?

Many of our basic Honeyberry services are included in the cost of your Honeyberry or Haskap plant price. We find this is a more transparent and simpler method of charging for our time and services. Allowing us to focus on your Honeyberry needs and frees you from the ticking consultant’s clock.

Although we are in the business to create and grow Honeyberry orchards, we are also in the ‘sleep business.’ If you are losing sleep over your Honeyberry dreams, then something is wrong with your Honeyberry plan or story. Our aim is to work together to create a beautiful Honeyberry orchard that allows you and your team to sleep soundly at night.

If you have any further questions on creating a profitable Honeyberry orchard. Please get in touch.

Our LoveHoneyberry Growers Map

Our global Honeyberry growers map continues to grow and covers areas where it was previously thought Honeyberries could not grow. We look forward to adding new regions as the interest in this berry continues to grow.

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We have big Honeyberry dreams and hope one day our dotted map will look like the below, but then we are and have always been ‘Honeyberry Born Optimists.’

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Our Honeyberry Plant Size Offering

Depending on your need, ease and economy of shipments, we can supply our plants in many different sizes:

Tissue Culture Plantlets: For our overseas customers we can provide tissue culture derived plantlets straight from our laboratory in sterile conditions to meet the plant quarantine requirements of your country. However, there is a 200 plant minimum order for Honeyberry In-vitro tissue culture plantlets destined for overseas customer.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements. For those clients who are not familiar with the handling of these plantlets, we will provide specific instructions to handle these plantlets. Tissue Culture plantlets are produced on a custom order basis only and recommend that you discuss your needs well in advance to meet your requirements.

Liner Tray: We believe this is the most popular size of our products which provides the best value for your money! This size is usually available all year-round. Moreover, it is easy to handle at your end without the need of greenhouse facility and can be into larger containers to be grown on in larger pots for fall planting. We produce tissue culture liners in 36 tray cells – 5 x 7.5 cm size pots.

We ship to those customers who has placed the order first or well in advance. The minimum order size is one tray per variety, with the entire order totalling, at least, $500.

One Litre Pots: We also produce Honeyberry culture plants in one litre or 13 x 10 cm pots. These pots together with half litre pots (9 x 9 cm) are our most common size for direct orchard planting. The minimum order size for our tissue culture plants in four-inch pots is 18 plants per variety trays, with the entire order totalling, at least, $500. For four inch pots, we require a minimum of 6 months notice before your preferred shipment date

The minimum order size for our tissue culture plants is one tray per variety – 18 plants per variety trays.  In order to ensure your chosen variety is in stock, we prefer a minimum of 6 months notice before your preferred shipment date.

Three-litre Pots: For commercial growers who do not want to create their own Honeyberry nursery to grow on tray plants for fall planting. These 19 x 14 cm/one-gallon pots are perfect in giving the grower the head start they require.

Since these are not our standard products and in order to ensure your chosen variety is in stock, we prefer a minimum of 6 to 12 months notice before your preferred shipment date.

Example of Plant Sizes

We can happily supply you with healthy Honeyberry plants in many formats – in-vitro (top right), 36 tray rooted plug plants (left) and half litre pots (bottom right) or in one or three-litre pot sizes to meet your new orchard’s growing needs. 

Whether you are an established orchard grower or new to Honeyberries, we have the experience, nutrition solutions, and portfolio of proven varieties to help you maximise this tasty opportunity.

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Shipping Your New Plants

Please note it is better for you and us if the plants are shipped dormant in early spring or in the fall.We ship our products via two methods.

For smaller orders, we use courier companies (Greyhound or UPS). In this case, plants are packaged in our custom designed shipping boxes.

For larger orders (2,300 to 3,200), we use common carriers, with protective services where available. The plants are placed on a custom built pallet with wooden racks, which are shrink-wrapped. These pallets could be reused in your nursery or garden centre. All Honeyberry nursery stock is shipped at the purchaser’s risk and expense.

We charge for packaging material at our cost. All orders will be carefully packed in boxes, palletized and shipped by truck to your farm site. Since most shipments are delivered by truck, it’s important to have the right equipment and proper facilities ready to receive and unload the order.

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LoveHoneyberry

Our commitment at LoveHoneyberry is to enable you, to quickly establish a profitable Honeyberry orchard, by eliminating many of the high start-up and ongoing errors associated with a new fruit.

We are very passionate about the opportunities that Honeyberries offers growers (in particular organic) and encourage you to see these initial Honeyberry plant ordering costs as only a fraction of the lifetime revenue potential from fresh or frozen berry sales or Honeyberry value added products. We can ship Honeyberry or Haskap in-vitro plantlets or potted plants to you in most regions in the world, where the plants can thrive.

Our commitment does not disappear once we have sold you plants. Our passion is to help you improve your orchard’s soil fertility to allow you to grow high yielding, nutrient dense Honeyberries with sweeter and deeper flavours, and longer shelf life. You can implement our nutrient strategies by including our core recommended products into your current programs.

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