Columbia Giant variety

Description

Markets:  Fresh, IQF, Processed

 

Type:  Trailing Floricane (thornless)

 

Flavor:  Balanced flavor, slightly tart

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

 

Berry Size:  Very large

  • Avg. Weight: 12.0 g

 

Mean Yield: 5.9 kg/plant

 

Harvest Window:  22 June – 17 July

  • Machine Harvestable: Yes

 

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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