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U.S. Patent PP11,829
Southern Highbush Blueberry Variety

Description

Low -chill high-bush blueberry variety. Produces an upright bush with high resistance to cane canker, and moderate resistance to stem blight, and to root rot. It flowers and produces many new leaves in areas of central and north Florida. Ripens its fruits in about 60 days after flowering in central Florida. Ripens 80% of its fruits between April 10 and May 10 in central Florida. It produces fruits that are large, firm, with good picking scar, good flavor and texture.

  • Fruit Size: Medium to large

  • Chill Requirement: 400 hours

  • Growth Habit: Upright; forms a narrow crown

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For licensing availability contact Florida Foundation Seed Producers (FFSP):

 http://www.ffsp.net/​​

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