Sugar Mountain Eisbar Sweetberry Honeysuckle Bush

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Are you getting your daily supply of Superfruits? If not, maybe it's time to grow some in your own backyard! Sugar Mountain® Eisbar Sweetberry Honeysuckle Bush (Lonicera caerulea SUGAR MOUNTAIN '54-57') isn't just a superfruit, but a super-easy and super-prolific plant, too!

These North American natives are hardier than blueberries and easier to grow. They are very adaptable to just about any garden situation and produce loads of sweet 1 ½" blue elongated berries that taste like a cross between a blueberry and a raspberry. Unique white blooms are a favorite of pollinators and you'll enjoy fat juicy berries sooner when they ripen in late spring until early summer!

When you order, make sure to order a Sugar Mountain Balalaika Sweetberry along with a pollinator such as Tundra or Balalaika™. That way you'll double your harvest! Sugar Mountain is relatively new for home gardeners. It has only been available on the market since 2015. They aren't as well-known as other berries but we have a feeling that they soon will be!

Planting and Application:

They are great fresh and perfect for baking, smoothies, and other recipes that call for berries. They make a killer ice cream! They also freeze well, which is great because you will be harvesting tons of berries once your plants get established!

Superfruits are fruits that are packed with antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, fiber, and other nutrients that can help you live longer and look better and might even prevent certain diseases. So you'll definitely want to plant many of them! Try a row for privacy along your property line or seating areas, or backdrops for vegetable gardens and herbs. Add to pots and planters on sunny balconies, porches and patios for a convenient harvest!

  • Unique Blooms
  • Sweet Tasting Blue Berries
  • Hardy Native & Easy-Care
  • Big Harvests
  • Ornamental Shrub

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Also known as Haskap or Honeyberry bushes do best in full sun, you';ll get the most fruit in at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. Preferring consistent moisture and enriched soil, provide a thick layer of mulch over the soil surface to hold in moisture and insulate the roots.

  • Full Sun
  • Enriched Well-Drained Moist Soil
  • Prune Right After Fruiting
  • Mulch Well
  • Easy-Going - Not pH-Dependent

Be the first in your neighborhood to grow these delicious and healthy berries! Order the Sugar Mountain® Eisbar Sweetberry Honeysuckle Bush and its pollinator today from!

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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

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters 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
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
#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
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Sugar Mountain Eisbar Sweetberry Honeysuckle Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-6
Growing Zones 3-6
More Information
Brand Proven Winners ColorChoice
Botanical Name Lonicera caerulea SUGAR MOUNTAIN '54-57'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 5 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 8 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Harvest Time Early Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 3 - 5 Years
Pruning Time After Fruiting