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Lonicera – Sugar Mountain® Kalinka

Garden Height
60 - 72
Spacing
60 - 72
Spread
60 - 72
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
White
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun, Sun
Proven Winners
High-yielding berry plant for the home garden! It's easy to grow superfruit in your own backyard! Much easier to grow than blueberries, this native shrub produces sweet blue fruit in summer. Plant more than one variety for the best fruit set. This very high-yielding selection has fruits about 1" long; it is a good pollinator for Sugar Mountain® Blue sweetberry honeysuckle.

Features
High-yielding berry plant for the home garden! It's easy to grow superfruit in your own backyard! Much easier to grow than blueberries, this native shrub produces sweet blue fruit in summer. Plant more than one variety for the best fruit set. This very high-yielding selection has fruits about 1" long; it is a good pollinator for Sugar Mountain® Blue sweetberry honeysuckle.

Resists: Deer

Native to North America

Uses Notes An excellent addition to home orchards or vegetable gardens. This easy-to-grow native plant is a great way to produce superfruit in your own back yard!

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Edible Herb, Landscape, Mass Planting

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot :
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators

1-2 pinches may be needed

Pest and Disease Management

Standard pest and disease practices. Aphids can be problematic, scout and treat as needed.