This is probably the earliest cultivar to produce a harvest. It is an early-season June-bearing variety with high yields. It has sweet, medium-sized berries with firm flesh that holds up to processing and freezing. It’s a good option for beginners. Best in zones 4 to 8.
- full sun (six to eight hours)
- 6.5 to 6.8
- 4 to 8
- 12-24 inches apart
- space rows 3-4 feet apart
- 1 inch per week
- Cone-shaped berries
- Prostrate growth habit with a height of 12 inches and a spread of 24 to 36 inches
- Excellent resistance to red stele, a disease that appears in the northern U.S., and moderate resistance to root rot
- Has fragrant white flowers
- 500 chill hours required
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