Published Oct 25, 2022

Honeyberries – A Promising Perennial

By Practical Farmers of Iowa

What’s a honeyberry? Similar to the blueberry, these woody-perennial shrubs are more farmer friendly, requiring little to no soil amending, have very few pests and are hearty enough to survive winter. Native to the northern regions of Russia and Japan, honeyberries are finally making their way into U.S. soil and markets. Learn more from farmer, Jeff Sindelar of Newhall, IA, a vocal champion for this little-known and hard-to-define berry.