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Please see our varieties available for North Carolina below. For more detailed descriptions for information on your growing region and what we can offer you, please feel free to drop us a line and we will get right back with you.

 

 

North Carolina

Recommended Varieties

Abundance

Abundance is a low-chill, very vigorous bush with an up-right growth habit. Abundance produces a large number of flower buds in the fall and flowers heavily in the spring. It flowers early and leafs shortly after. The berry is large and has medium blue color and good firmness and flavor.

 

 

🚜Machine Harvest   Low Chill

 

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Farthing

Farthing is a very low chill vigorous bush with the bush structure of Windsor, but with more branchiness. The plant makes numerous flower buds and flowers very heavily. Flowering is not as late as Windsor, but later than the Emerald and Jewel. The berries begin to ripen at about the same time as Star, Windsor, and Emerald. Berry firmness is good, and the texture is somewhat but not fully crisp. Berry scar and flavor are good. Farthing is partially self-incompatible and requires cross-pollination for full fruit set.

 

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Indigocrisp™

Indigocrisp™ produces berries with very firm, crisp-textured skin, and a very high sugar-to-acid ratio. When compared to other crisp-textured cultivars, Indigocrisp™ matured earlier and had higher yields. Indigocrisp™ fruit may be mechanically harvested with less damage than traditional berries and had the highest pack out percentages (94%) after machine harvest in field tests. Indigocrisp™ has a chilling requirement of approximately 300 hours.

 

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Keecrisp

Keecrisp is a low chill (300+ chill hours 0 - 7 °C). Mid to late-maturing genotype best adapted to production regions in north central Florida and South Georgia. The key attributes for Keecrisp are crisp fruit texture, upright architecture, and high yield. The fruit quality is excellent - crisp, low acid, spherical fruit that stabile sensory characteristics over postharvest life. Suitable for machine harvest and fresh marketing.

 

🚜Machine Harvest   Low Chill

Legacy

Legacy is up-right, open habit with flexible canes. Highly vigorous, forming an abundance of flower buds on both longer canes and lateral fruiting twigs. Early-blooming with pure white, elongated flowers. Fruit light blue, firm with excellent flavor; large berries becoming medium in size with successive harvests, small dry stem scar. Clusters are open and well suited to mechanical harvest. Berries maintain their quality even when slightly over-ripe, and are less prone to decay than other highbush cultivars. Late season harvest with heavy production.

 

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