Honeyberry – Morena Honeyberry

Honeyberry

Description: Morena is is the fruiting honeysuckle. Self-fertile, high in vitamin C and antioxidants with sweet, pillow-shaped tasty fruit. Delicious eaten fresh or can be cooked into jams, jellies, yoghurt or ice cream.

History: Originates from Siberia.

Honeyberry Growing Tips: Best planted in the spring to avoid frosts. Prefers well drained soil that is rich in organic matter and in a sunny location. Feed with a fertiliser once a year. Prune in mid-summer after harvesting, slightly thinning out the overcrowded shoots by removing down to the base and remove fresh young shoots.

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Eating
  • Picking month: June

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