Columbia Giant Variety

Columbia Giant Variety

 

Markets

Fresh, IQF, Processed

 

Type

Trailing Floricane (thornless)

 

Balanced Flavor, Slightly Tart

  • Avg. Brix:  11.72 %
  • Avg. pH:  3.18
  • Avg. Titratable Acidity:  18.75 g.L-1

 

Very Large Berry Size

  • Avg. Weight:  12.0 g

 

Yield

  • Avg. Yield:  5.9 kg/plant

 

Harvest Window

  • 22 June – 17 July
  • The variety is harvestable by machine

 

Transportability & Shelf-life

The extremely large size can make packaging in clam shells for fresh market problematic, but the size is very positive for local retail sales or if specialized packaging is used.

 

Cold Hardiness

Hardy to -13°C (9° F)

 

Required Chill Hours

500 – 800 hours

 

Disease Resistance

 

*Characteristics may vary depending on weather conditions, day length, soil type and location.

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