Lonicera caerulea - Blue Honeysuckle

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15 seeds per pack. An important economic fruit native to temperate regions in the Northern hemisphere. It bears fleshy, dark blue, berry fruits that are eaten raw but also commonly used in preserves and juices. The berries from this species are considered the best of the honeysuckles, with a flavor that reminds of the blueberry. Fast-growing, deciduous shrub to 6 ft / 2 m. Freeze hardy to zone 6 and will grow well to at least zone 9. Unlike some other Lonicera, this species is not weedy. There are several named varieties, seeds are from a mix of cultivated types. Cross pollination is needed for proper fruit set. #3859