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  • Blackberry/Raspberry Hybrid Cultivars 

    October 8, 2010, 11:57

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  • Primocane (fall) fruiting 

    October 8, 2010, 11:54

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  • Floricane (summer) fruiting 

    October 8, 2010, 11:53

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    • Thorny 

      September 27, 2010, 15:57

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      November 20, 2009, 15:59

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  • Burlington, WA. Office 

    December 7, 2009, 20:36

    Norcal Nursery, Inc. / Sakuma Bros. Farms - Burlington, WA 17400 Cook Road P.O. Box 427 Burlington, WA 98233 PH: (360)757-6611 Fax: (360)757-3936 Delhi,…

  • Turlock, CA. Office 

    December 7, 2009, 20:36

    Norcal Nusery, Inc. - Turlock, CA 11076 N. Merced Ave., Turlock, CA 95380 P.O. Box 747 Delhi, CA 95315 PH: (209) 668-8006 FAX: (209)668-2369

  • Red Bluff, CA. Office 

    December 7, 2009, 20:36

    11810 Highway 99 E. P.O. Box 1012 Red Bluff, Ca 96080 PH: (530)527-6200 FAX: (530) 527-2921

  • Raspberry Cultivars 

    November 20, 2009, 15:55

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  • Strawberry Cultivars 

    November 20, 2009, 15:28

    Norcal Nursery, Inc. offers a wide variety of strawberry varieties to match your specific planting requirements.

    • Day-neutral (Everbearer) 

      November 20, 2009, 15:54

      Day-neutral strawberry plants produce flowers buds regardless of the day length, approximately three months after planting. They will initiate flower buds…

    • Short day (June bearers) 

      November 20, 2009, 15:53

      Short-day strawberry plants initiate flower buds either under short-day conditions (day length of 14 hours or less) or when temperatures are less than 60oF.…

  • Contact 

    November 4, 2009, 19:17

    Headquartered in Red Bluff, California, Norcal Nursery, Inc. is a state certified nursery program. We produce over two hundred million strawberry plants…

  • Research 

    November 3, 2009, 18:52

    We are constantly looking for disease and virus resistant varieties that provide high yieldand superior fruit characteristics. Our time tested relationship…

  • Employee Announcements 

    November 3, 2009, 18:19

    Employee announcements for staff employeed by Norcal Nursery, Inc.

  • Employment Applications 

    November 3, 2009, 16:43

    Download an employment application for Norcal Nursery, Inc.

  • Site Map 

    November 2, 2009, 21:12

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  • Welcome 

    November 2, 2009, 18:56

    Headquartered in Red Bluff, California, Norcal Nursery, Inc. is a state certified nursery program. We produce over two hundred million strawberry plants…

  • About 

    October 15, 2009, 17:59

    Family history of the Sakuma's and Norcal Nursery, Inc.


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  • Category: Blackberry/Raspberry Hybrid Cultivars  (3)
    • Tayberry by: admin

      January 25, 2011, 17:40

      Tayberry plant is a hybrid between raspberry and blackberry, but is generally thought of as a type of blackberry, given its fruit characteristics.

    • Logan by: admin

      January 25, 2011, 17:37

      Logan berry plant is a hybrid between red raspberry and blackberry. Fruit are reddish-purple, long, and conical. Flavor is intense, tart. Trailing growth…

    • Boysen by: admin

      January 25, 2011, 17:33

      Boysen Plant is a hybrid between red raspberry and blackberry, but the exact parentage is not known. Generally thought of as a type of blackberry, given its…

  • Category: Employee Announcements  (35)

    Staff related announcements.

  • Category: General Information  (1)

    General information pertaining to Norcal Nursery, Inc.

    • Welcome to Norcal Nursery, Inc. by: admin

      October 15, 2009, 18:13

      Norcal Nursery, Inc. is in the process of creating our new and improved public website. Please check back soon to see our improvements.

  • Category: Raspberry Cultivars  (11)

    Raspberry plant cultivars offered by Norcal Nursery, Inc.

    • Polka Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:08

      Polka Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting raspberry with a very upright growth habit. Begins to ripen around the same time as Joan J. Fruit is medium to…

    • Nantahala Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:05

      Nantahala Raspberry Plant is primocane fruiting red raspberry that is well-adapted to warmer climates (especially high elevation areas of the Appalachian…

    • Heritage Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:46

      Heritage raspberry plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is a standard among primocane fruiting raspberries. Berries are large, nicely…

    • Caroline Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:44

      Caroline Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is known for its exceptional flavor. Ripens as much as two weeks before Heritage…

    • Autumn Bliss Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:41

      Autumn Bliss Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar from the East Malling breeding program. Ripens early, two to three weeks before…

    • Tulameen Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:31

      Tulameen raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting raspberry that is extremely popular cultivar among fresh market growers. It has large fruit, with an…

    • Munger Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:20

      Munger raspberry plant is the leading floricane fruiting black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) cultivar grown in Oregon, which is the center of the US black…

    • Meeker Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:16

      Meeker raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is more widely grown for machine harvesting and IQF processing than any other…

    • Malahat Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:14

      Malahat raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that ripens earlier than any other in the Pacific Northwest. It is well suited for the…

    • Chemainus Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:12

      Chemainus raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is suited for both the processing and fresh markets. It is not resistant to…

    • Cascade Delight Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:05

      Cascade Delight raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that ripens late in the season. It is adapted to the local fresh market, but…

    • Category: Floricane (summer) fruiting  (6)

      Floricane (summer0 fruiting raspberries offered by Norcal Nursery, Inc.

      • Tulameen Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:31

        Tulameen raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting raspberry that is extremely popular cultivar among fresh market growers. It has large fruit, with an…

      • Munger Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:20

        Munger raspberry plant is the leading floricane fruiting black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) cultivar grown in Oregon, which is the center of the US black…

      • Meeker Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:16

        Meeker raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is more widely grown for machine harvesting and IQF processing than any other…

      • Malahat Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:14

        Malahat raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that ripens earlier than any other in the Pacific Northwest. It is well suited for the…

      • Chemainus Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:12

        Chemainus raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is suited for both the processing and fresh markets. It is not resistant to…

      • Cascade Delight Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:05

        Cascade Delight raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that ripens late in the season. It is adapted to the local fresh market, but…

    • Category: Primocane (fall) fruiting  (5)

      Primocane (fall) fruiting raspberry plants offered by Norcal Nursery, Inc.

      • Polka Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 17:08

        Polka Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting raspberry with a very upright growth habit. Begins to ripen around the same time as Joan J. Fruit is medium to…

      • Nantahala Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 17:05

        Nantahala Raspberry Plant is primocane fruiting red raspberry that is well-adapted to warmer climates (especially high elevation areas of the Appalachian…

      • Heritage Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:46

        Heritage raspberry plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is a standard among primocane fruiting raspberries. Berries are large, nicely…

      • Caroline Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:44

        Caroline Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that is known for its exceptional flavor. Ripens as much as two weeks before Heritage…

      • Autumn Bliss Raspberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 16:41

        Autumn Bliss Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar from the East Malling breeding program. Ripens early, two to three weeks before…

  • Category: Strawberry Varieties  (31)

    Strawberry Plant varieties offered by Norcal Nursery, Inc.

    • Cabrillo Strawberry by: admin

      January 7, 2016, 12:10

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    • Petaluma Strawberry by: admin

      January 7, 2016, 12:09

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    • Grenada Strawberry by: admin

      January 7, 2016, 12:08

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    • Fronteras Strawberry by: admin

      January 7, 2016, 12:08

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    • Tristar Strawberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:32

      Tristar strawberry plant produces medium to small flavorful fruit and is a favorite of home gardeners who desire good dessert quality berries all season long.

    • Tribute Strawberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:30

      Tribute strawberry plant is a day neutral cultivar with medium sized, firm fruit. It is one of the most popular eastern day neutral cultivars and performs…

    • San Andreas Strawberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:28

      San Andreas strawberry plant is a moderate day-neutral with a production pattern similar to Albion. It has high quality fruit, outstanding flavor, exceptional…

    • Portola Strawberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:26

      Portola strawberry plant is a strong day-neutral cultivar. Fruit is similar in size to Albion, but lighter in color and somewhat shinier

    • Rainier Strawberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:17

      Rainier Strawberry Plant, a full sibling of Shuksan, is a late-season, cultivar with good-flavored, large fruit. Yields are intermediate.

    • Puget Reliance Strawberry by: admin

      October 20, 2010, 12:16

      Puget Reliance strawberry plants produce high yields of large, medium-red conic fruit that is good for processing or local fresh market. It is virus tolerant.…

    • Totem Strawberry by: admin

      October 8, 2010, 14:55

      Totem produces relatively firm, conic fruit, which has a uniform, intense medium to dark red internal and external color. Excellent for processing. Totem…

    • Tillamook Strawberry by: admin

      October 8, 2010, 14:50

      Tillamook is a high yielding cultivar, with an extremely large fruit size that is maintained throughout the season. The large fruit size combined with an open…

    • Shuksan Strawberry by: admin

      October 8, 2010, 13:42

      Shuksan has large, glossy bright red fruit with slightly indented yellowish red seeds. Fruit has medium-firm flesh with good flavor. It is good for fresh…

    • Strawberry Festival Strawberry by: admin

      October 8, 2010, 12:18

      Strawberry Festival is distinguished by the numerous runners it produces in the fruiting field, the long pedicels attached to its fruit, and the production of…

    • Hecker Strawberry by: admin

      September 30, 2010, 16:00

      Hecker has commercial potential for fruit stands and Pick-Your-Own operations due to heavy production. It should perform well everywhere, including Alaska, as…

    • Allstar Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 18:47

      With an almost perfect strawberry shape, Allstar is a major variety during the late mid-season. The glossy firm fruit, which holds its size very well, is an…

    • Seascape Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 18:03

      Seascape produces very large, firm fruit which have good color and flavor when picked ripe. They have a symmetric, medium to long conical berry with a glossy…

    • Albion Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      The Albion Strawberry is know for its large to very large fruit. Fruit is mostly conical, very firm and red in color. It's flavor is very good for a…

    • Aromas Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Aromas is a day-neutral type which has larger fruit and produces greater yields than Selva or Seascape when treated with appropriate planting regimes. Aromas…

    • Benton Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Oregon State University release. Named after Benton County where O.S.U. is located in Corvallis, Oregon. Fruit is very bright, excellent keeping quality,…

    • Camarosa Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Early Short day for southern Cal., fruit larger and firmer than Chandler, very flat conic, productive, good appearance, very firm, good taste, widely adapted…

    • Camino Real Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Shortday cultivar; plants are smaller and more compact, more open, erect, and less vigorous than Camarosa. Fruit is larger and per-plant yields somewhat…

    • Cavendish Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      (Annapolis x Glooscap)(Patent #11,110) A high yielder with red stele resistance makes Cavandish an excellent choice for some growers. A very winter-hardy…

    • Chandler Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      (U.S. Plant Patent #5262)-- A high yielding variety, produces very large fruit, and appears to be well adapted to southern regions. California release has been…

    • Earliglow Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      (Fairland x Midland x Redglow x Surecrop)—Early producing, medium sized berry, great flavor—with size decreasing greatly as the season progresses—making…

    • Fort Laramie Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      USDA release. Extremely winter hardy. Does well in colder areas except Alaska. (Alaska's long days inhibit fruit production) Also not recommended in the South.…

    • Honeoye Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      (Vibrant x Holiday ) Early season, moderate size, relatively firm, bright fruit with consistent size throughout the season. Very high yields. Somewhat…

    • Hood Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Hood has large, bright, glossy red fruit turning dark when fully ripe. Fine, sweet flavor, excellent fruit quality. Excellent for preserves and jams, good for…

    • Jewel Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Jewel strawberry is good for u-pick, fresh shipping and longer season yields. Produces large, firm, wedge-shaped fruit of excellent color and quality. Its…

    • Kent Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Kent is a winter-hardy cultivar from Canada with high yield potential producing large, good quality berries. Excellent for all seasons and above average…

    • Monterey Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Monterey is a moderate day-neutral cultivar. Vigorous plant, may require slightly more space than Albion with similar production pattern. Fruit is slightly…

    • Category: Day-neutral  (11)

      Day-neutral strawberry plant varieties offered by Norcal Nursery, Inc.

      • Cabrillo Strawberry by: admin

        January 7, 2016, 12:10

        No description found for this item.

      • Tristar Strawberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 17:32

        Tristar strawberry plant produces medium to small flavorful fruit and is a favorite of home gardeners who desire good dessert quality berries all season long.

      • Tribute Strawberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 17:30

        Tribute strawberry plant is a day neutral cultivar with medium sized, firm fruit. It is one of the most popular eastern day neutral cultivars and performs…

      • San Andreas Strawberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 17:28

        San Andreas strawberry plant is a moderate day-neutral with a production pattern similar to Albion. It has high quality fruit, outstanding flavor, exceptional…

      • Portola Strawberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 17:26

        Portola strawberry plant is a strong day-neutral cultivar. Fruit is similar in size to Albion, but lighter in color and somewhat shinier

      • Hecker Strawberry by: admin

        September 30, 2010, 16:00

        Hecker has commercial potential for fruit stands and Pick-Your-Own operations due to heavy production. It should perform well everywhere, including Alaska, as…

      • Seascape Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 18:03

        Seascape produces very large, firm fruit which have good color and flavor when picked ripe. They have a symmetric, medium to long conical berry with a glossy…

      • Albion Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        The Albion Strawberry is know for its large to very large fruit. Fruit is mostly conical, very firm and red in color. It's flavor is very good for a…

      • Aromas Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Aromas is a day-neutral type which has larger fruit and produces greater yields than Selva or Seascape when treated with appropriate planting regimes. Aromas…

      • Fort Laramie Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        USDA release. Extremely winter hardy. Does well in colder areas except Alaska. (Alaska's long days inhibit fruit production) Also not recommended in the South.…

      • Monterey Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Monterey is a moderate day-neutral cultivar. Vigorous plant, may require slightly more space than Albion with similar production pattern. Fruit is slightly…

    • Category: Short day  (20)

      Short day (junebearing) strawberry plants offered by Norcal Nursery, Inc.

      • Petaluma Strawberry by: admin

        January 7, 2016, 12:09

        No description found for this item.

      • Grenada Strawberry by: admin

        January 7, 2016, 12:08

        No description found for this item.

      • Fronteras Strawberry by: admin

        January 7, 2016, 12:08

        No description found for this item.

      • Rainier Strawberry by: admin

        December 20, 2010, 17:17

        Rainier Strawberry Plant, a full sibling of Shuksan, is a late-season, cultivar with good-flavored, large fruit. Yields are intermediate.

      • Puget Reliance Strawberry by: admin

        October 20, 2010, 12:16

        Puget Reliance strawberry plants produce high yields of large, medium-red conic fruit that is good for processing or local fresh market. It is virus tolerant.…

      • Totem Strawberry by: admin

        October 8, 2010, 14:55

        Totem produces relatively firm, conic fruit, which has a uniform, intense medium to dark red internal and external color. Excellent for processing. Totem…

      • Tillamook Strawberry by: admin

        October 8, 2010, 14:50

        Tillamook is a high yielding cultivar, with an extremely large fruit size that is maintained throughout the season. The large fruit size combined with an open…

      • Shuksan Strawberry by: admin

        October 8, 2010, 13:42

        Shuksan has large, glossy bright red fruit with slightly indented yellowish red seeds. Fruit has medium-firm flesh with good flavor. It is good for fresh…

      • Strawberry Festival Strawberry by: admin

        October 8, 2010, 12:18

        Strawberry Festival is distinguished by the numerous runners it produces in the fruiting field, the long pedicels attached to its fruit, and the production of…

      • Allstar Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 18:47

        With an almost perfect strawberry shape, Allstar is a major variety during the late mid-season. The glossy firm fruit, which holds its size very well, is an…

      • Cavendish Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        (Annapolis x Glooscap)(Patent #11,110) A high yielder with red stele resistance makes Cavandish an excellent choice for some growers. A very winter-hardy…

      • Hood Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Hood has large, bright, glossy red fruit turning dark when fully ripe. Fine, sweet flavor, excellent fruit quality. Excellent for preserves and jams, good for…

      • Jewel Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Jewel strawberry is good for u-pick, fresh shipping and longer season yields. Produces large, firm, wedge-shaped fruit of excellent color and quality. Its…

      • Kent Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Kent is a winter-hardy cultivar from Canada with high yield potential producing large, good quality berries. Excellent for all seasons and above average…

      • Benton Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Oregon State University release. Named after Benton County where O.S.U. is located in Corvallis, Oregon. Fruit is very bright, excellent keeping quality,…

      • Camarosa Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Early Short day for southern Cal., fruit larger and firmer than Chandler, very flat conic, productive, good appearance, very firm, good taste, widely adapted…

      • Camino Real Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        Shortday cultivar; plants are smaller and more compact, more open, erect, and less vigorous than Camarosa. Fruit is larger and per-plant yields somewhat…

      • Chandler Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        (U.S. Plant Patent #5262)-- A high yielding variety, produces very large fruit, and appears to be well adapted to southern regions. California release has been…

      • Earliglow Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        (Fairland x Midland x Redglow x Surecrop)—Early producing, medium sized berry, great flavor—with size decreasing greatly as the season progresses—making…

      • Honeoye Strawberry by: admin

        November 2, 2009, 17:42

        (Vibrant x Holiday ) Early season, moderate size, relatively firm, bright fruit with consistent size throughout the season. Very high yields. Somewhat…

  • Category: Uncategorized  (11)
    • Stolo Strawberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:23

      Stolo strawberry plant is a late-season cultivar that is well-adapted to the Pacific Northwest. Berries are very conical in shape and have bright red internal…

    • Valley Red Strawberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:20

      Valley Red strawberry plant is a high-yielding cultivar adapted to the processing market. It produces medium-sized fruit that are uniform in size and shape,…

    • Joan J Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:03

      Joan J Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar. The most distinct feature of Joan J are its completely spine-free canes. It begins to…

    • Jaclyn Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 17:00

      Jaclyn Raspberry Plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry cultivar that was developed for exceptional flavor. Ripens in the early season. Berries tend to…

    • Saanich Raspberry by: admin

      December 20, 2010, 16:29

      Saanich raspberry plant is a floricane fruiting red raspberry that is suited for the fresh or processed market. It ripens mid-season, and fruit are glossy,…

    • Puget Summer Strawberry by: admin

      November 1, 2010, 10:55

      Puget Summer strawberry plant is an extremely late-season short-day cultivar with high yields. The fruit are sweet, large, and firm.

    • Florida Radiance Strawberry by: admin

      October 8, 2010, 13:25

      Florida Radiance was developed for winter production in Florida. The fruit is firm, conic in shape and medium in size, with bright to dark red skin and…

    • Sweet Charlie Strawberry by: admin

      October 8, 2010, 12:27

      Sweet Charlie has sweet-flavored, large, firm fruit. It is vigorous with abundant runner production. It is an early-season short-day type, ripening 7 to 10…

    • Cascade Bounty Raspberry by: admin

      November 3, 2009, 19:15

      Cascade Bounty(WSU 1162) bare root Raspberry Plant. Mid/Late season. Medium sized fruit. Plant has excellent root rot resistance.Foricane fruiting red…

    • Gaviota Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Excellent fruit quality & flavor. A compact plant with a cull rate about half that of Camarosa. More tolerant of rain than Camaorosa and more resistance to…

    • Annapolis Strawberry by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 17:42

      Junebearer, early producer, large fruit. It holds its size well through later harvests. Berries are light red and winter hardy. An excellent early season…