Southmoon

U.S. Patent PP9,834
Southern Highbush Blueberry Variety

Description

Low-chill variety with an upright bush with the ability to flower and leaf vigorously in an area where the mean temperature of the coldest month is 58 degrees F. It retains dormancy during warm periods in January and February. It produces ripe fruits 70 days after flowering in north-central Florida. It ripens 80% of its crop between May 1 and June 1 in north-central Florida. Produces large, firm fruits with good flavor, and small pedicel scar. It has tolerance to Phytophthora cinnamon and Botryosphaeria dothedia.

  • Fruit Size: Large

  • Chill Requirement: 400 hours

  • Growth Habit: Upright with a dense canopy

  • First Harvest: Around April 28, in Gainesville, FL

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License Availability

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

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