Lonicera – Yezberry Sugar Pie® – Japanese haskap – Lonicera caerulea

Garden Height
36 - 48
48 - 60
36 - 48
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun, Sun
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Attracts: Bees

Resists: Deer

Fun Facts

Yezberry® Japanese haskaps are closely related to best-selling Sugar Mountain®sweetberry honeysuckle. However, the Yezberry series was developed from purely Japanese strains of haskap, while the Sugar Mountain series is of Russian heritage. Other differences: Yezberry haskaps bloom a bit later, so they're a good choice for areas that get frequent spring frosts. Yezberry fruits are plumper and rounder than Sugar Mountain fruits, but both are equally tasty and heavy-bearing when it comes to harvest time.

Compare the Yezberry® series here.

Native to North America

Small / Miniature

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Uses Notes

With its small size, Yezberry Sugar Pie® can be grown in small spaces. Add it to your vegetable garden, or use it to create a low edible hedge. 

PLEASE NOTE: To produce berries, you'll need to plant another Yezberry® variety as a pollinator.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Edible Herb, Good for Screening, 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.

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