This is the standard of excellence for commercial blueberry production.
Open, medium large clusters of large to very large, firm, bright light blue berries.
Good for fresh eating, preserves, baking, and freezing.
Vigorous, upright, 4-6′ bush with slender, light red canes. Foliage somewhat sparse turning fiery red in autumn.
Needs proper pruning to avoid overbearing.
Yields 12-20 pounds per bush, bearing for over one month while maintaining good size.
Moderately drought resistant, good choice for our changing climates.
Ripens in mid to late July.
Hardy to -25 F
Comes in 1-2′ seedlings with significant root systems that can put on up to 2 feet of growth in the first planting season.
We have created a post that explains a bit about growing blueberries with links to more information as well as a ripening chart: How to Grow Highbush Blueberries in Your Backyard