Sugar Mountain® Balalaika Sweetberry Honeysuckle
Grow superfruit in your own backyard!
Superfruits are all the rage right now and there are many superfruits out there. Not every fruit makes it to superfruit status, though. Those that are considered “super” by most nutrition scientists are ones that are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and other nutrients that can help you look better, live longer and might even prevent certain diseases.
Sugar Mountain Balalaika Sweetberry Honeysuckle is considered a superfruit, which is great, because this is one of the easiest home-grown fruits that you can put into your garden. They are native to North America and they are more hardy and easier to grow than blueberries. They adapt to just about any garden situation and produce tons of sweet 1” long powder-blue fruit that taste like a sweet cross between a blueberry and a blackberry or raspberry.
Sugar Mountain is relatively new on the home garden scene, just becoming available to home gardeners in 2015. Though they aren’t as well-known as their other berry brethren, we have a feeling that they soon will be. Be the first of your friends to grow these healthy, delicious berries. You can eat them fresh or use them in baking, smoothies and other recipes. They also freeze well, which is good because you will be harvesting lots and lots of berries once your plants get established!
So, the sooner you order, the sooner your picking your own Sugar Mountain Balalaika Sweetberries! Order today!
* Sweet tasting berries
* Hardy native
* Big harvests
* Easy care
* Nice ornamental shrub
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Lonicera caerulea SUGAR MOUNTAIN 'Stimul'|
|Mature Height||5 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||5 - 6 feet|
|Soil Type||Well drained|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Flower Color||Waxy white|