May 29,2013 at 2:10 PM EST
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JACKSONVILLE, FLA– From a small sprout, new beginnings are taking root…
We have a new southern high bush variety, ”SweetCrisp”
1-10 $8 ea. ’10+ $7 ea.
A new and distinct low-chill southern highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum)
cultivar. Its novelty lies in the following unique combination of
•1. Has a chilling requirement of only 200 to 300 hrs. below 7° C.
•2. Produces a vigorous bush with good survival in the field.
•3. Produces berries that are unusually sweet and firm.
‘Sweetcrisp’, when grown in north Florida, is distinguished from all
other blueberry plants known by the inventor by the following combination
of characteristics: very low chilling requirement; high vigor and early
leafing; early ripening (50% ripe berries in north Florida ripen by April
28, about the same as for ‘Star’); and berries that are very sweet and
Contact Veterans Farm at 904-571-2779 or firstname.lastname@example.org