Berkley - The most popular home garden variety of blueberry. Grows well in mild climates. The fruit is great eaten fresh with fine flavor, firmness and appearance. It also exhibits a long shelf life for storage. Late mid-season, medium to large size berries, are a light, powder blue. Bluecrop - Fruit has small scar; crack resistance. Good flavor. Foliage is somewhat sparse. Over-bears unless properly pruned. Bears for over a month. Fruit maintains good size. Moderately drought resistance. Withstands Spring frost. Deliciously sweet when eaten fresh or when flavor is captured in pie or preserves. Blueray - is an early-midseason blueberry variety that ripens a few days before Bluecrop. This bush is a heavy producer of high quality large, deep blue berries, up to 1/2" diameter. Berries ripen in early August, with sweet quality flavor. Bluetta - is a great candidate for colder climates because it blooms a little later, yet ripens early. It is very productive, yielding berries that are slightly dark and medium sized, with a unique wild flavor. Bluetta is a heavier yielder than Earliblue and more adaptable to colder climates or areas with late spring frosts. Bluetta is compact in growth and has notable scarlet colors in the fall. Duke - is the most widely planted early ripening northern variety, and for good reason. It is a heavy, consistent producer with an attractive, firm, light blue high quality berry. Duke blooms late but ripens early, which protects the blossoms from spring frosts. Elliott- leading late season blueberry for the fresh market. The berries are medium sized, with a small dry scar, and can be very tart if not completely ripe. Elliot ripens over a period of three to five weeks depending on location.
Carmine jewel - Dark purple skin and flesh, small pits
Good for fresh eating and processing, great pie cherry, Each weigh about 4 gram, 15-17 Brix (sugar content ) Earlyharvesting, ripening first in the season, late July-early August in the north, self pollinating Crimson Passion - Dark red fruit, flesh firmer than other cultivars
Excellent for fresh eating, highest sugar content, Fruit weighs about 6 gram, 22 Brix, 6-9' in height and 7+' width Lowest suckering of all the dwarf cherries. Evans bali - Grows 12-14 feet tall and up to 10 feet wide.Bright red fruit, long pits, translucent yellow flesh, Ripens in late August
Begins producing in its 4th year
Julie- Really Dark red , Amazing for fresh eating and processing. Fruit weighs about 5 grams, up to 20 Brix, Blooms 3 days earlier than other Romance cherries
Typically grows faster/taller than Romeo
7-12' height, 7+' width, and very Low suckering. Romeo Dark red, very similar to Carmine Jewel, but later harvesting (late july to early august in zone 6) Very good for fresh eating and processing (sweeter than Carmine Jewel) One of the best for juice or smoothies, each Fruit weighs about 4 gram, bush can grow to
6.5-12' high, 7+' wide, Self-pollinating
Our favorite early blooming variety
One of the largest berries, with great taste, fast grower and very good productivity, Very easy to pick, early to mid blooming (in the North, a few days after the earliest bloomers) Pollinates all other early/early-mid blooming honeyberries
Needs a different honeyberry for maximum pollination. Mature height estimated at 5-6 feet, upgright and spreading shape
Processed flavor/wine characteristics unknown at this time, but should be similar to Indigo series
Arapaho The earliest ripening thornless variety. many more to pick at once because it ripens its fruit in a 4 week period. Can be planted farther south. Arapaho needs only 400-500 chill hours (hours with temperatures below 45*F) plants are moderately vigorous and very erect in growth habit, good firmness, good resistance to cold injury, Hull plants produce fruit in mid-to late season . Berries are very large and firm, sweet and they hold color under high temperatures. They are SWEETER than most other thornless Varieties. Yields about twice as much as most thorned cultivars. Canes are SEMI-ERECT and hardy
Cherry Prunus cerasus x P. fruticosa
Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum-
Honeyberry ( hashap ) Lonicera caerulea
Sweet Lifeberry - exceptional strain was specially selected in China and are used in many chinese dishes, where goji has been grown for centuries for its purported health-giving properties . It has been a hit in Europe . Goji is a sprawling shrub with long, flexible canes and clusters of small, grey-green leaves. The flowers are a brilliant royal purple appear in late spring/early summer along the length of the canes. They give way to juicy Orange-red fruit that grow sweeter as they mature on the plant. Goji plants continue to flower and produce fruit through the first heavy frost. Goji ( Lycium barbarum ) also known as "Wolfberry", a commonly used name, they have also been called a Superfruit and plant of eternal life. Some goji veriaties have thorns.
Goji berries have been described as a mixture between a Strawberry, Raspberry, and Cranberry.
Jersey - One of the oldest and most widely grown of all varieties, Jersey is a favorite for home gardeners wanting an easy to grow bush that produces reliably heavy late season crops year after year. This bush tolerates a wide range of soil types, and the small to medium sized, sweet tasting fruit is a favorite for baking. Berries have a good shelf life. Rancocas - Highly productive and very flavorful small fruits in tight clusters. Fruit can split in heavy summer rain. Like Rubel, Rancocas Blueberry has high antioxidant content fruit. Fine red fall color and winter stem color.
Goji Berry ( Wolfberry ) Lycium barbarum
Blackberry Rubus spplaciniatus
Berry Blue - It Serves as pollinizer for all other varieties. They are Tasty sweet & tart berries good fresh or processed, very good productivity. They are Early blooming, and go into early dormancy, Hardy fast growing. Borealis - Borlealis Honeyberry, One of the best tasting of the University of Saskatchewan breeding program, Excellent berry for fresh eating as well as jams and jellies and has good productivity.
Best suited for gardeners who can hand pick the more delicate fruit, Mid blooming Mature height 4-5' Heavy foliage on dome shaped bush. Cinderella - This cultivar is extremely vigorous, growing to a mature height of 4 feet and spreading 3 feet. The medium size fruits have good quality, and are best eaten fresh from the bush to enjoy the excellent fresh blend of flavors. Czech 17 - Has its Origin in Russia is super vigorous. The plants will grow to a mature height of 5 to 6 feet and 3.5 feet wide. The medium fruits are firm and will yield 10 to 15 pounds. The flavor of the fruits is good, but this variety is best for making deserts and juicing. An abundant amount of flowers are grown and appear over a long period of time, making Czech an excellent pollinator for all Haskap cultivars. Fruiting occurs for more than 6 weeks beginning in the early part of summer. Indigo gem - Indigo Gem Honeyberry, One of the most preferred fresh-eating berries for its sweetness and slightly chewy texture, and with very good productivity, Early-mid blooming
and Matures to a height of 4-6' Indigo Treat - Indigo Treat fruits are higher in flavor. The flavor of a black currant is more pronounced with a strong
aromatic sweetness of black raspberries and blueberries. The light blue fruits are longer and flatter than other cultivars. Tundra - Firm enough for commercial harvesting, yet tender enough to melt in your mouth ,They are Good for fresh eating as well as baking, but have a lower productivity.Early-mid blooming and are Earlier ripening than Borealis, but some berries drop when ripe
V-shaped, more open bush than Borealis
Very easy picking as berries are quite visible and drop easily, with few stems that stay attached.
Less tangy than Borealis
Mature height at 5-6'