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    Berry nurseries

    Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blueberry Cultivar Review

    2003 Ribes (Currant and Gooseberry) Cultivar Review
    From the Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home.

    Strawberries (June-bearing)

    Earliglow
    Sable
    Allstar
    Honeoye
    Cavendish
    Kent
    Jewel
    Lateglow

    Strawberries (day-neutral)

    Tribute
    Tristar
    Seascape

    Blackberries

    Illini
    Triple Crown (hardy to about -10 F)
    Black Satin (hardy to about -5 F)

    Blackberries (fall/primocane fruiting)

    Prime Jim
    Prime Jane

    Raspberries (summer red)

    Prelude
    Reveille
    Killarney
    Canby
    Festival
    Titan
    Encore

    Raspberries (summer yellow)

    Amber

    Raspberries (summer black)

    Allen
    Bristol
    Alleghany
    Jewel
    Huron

    Raspberries (summer purple)

    Brandywine
    Royalty

    Raspberries (fall red)

    Heritage
    Autumn Bliss

    Raspberries (fall yellow)

    Kiwigold
    Fallgold
    Goldie

    Blueberries (hardy to about -20 F)

    Bluecrop
    Blueray
    Bluejay
    Herbert
    Earliblue
    Duke
    Berkeley
    Darrow
    Jersey
    Coville
    Elliot
    Northblue

    Currants

    Rovada
    Blanka
    Primus
    Titania

    Gooseberries

    Poorman
    Caprivator
    Hinnomaki Red
    Invicta

    American bunch grapes (hardy to about -15 to -20 F)

    Ontario
    Delaware
    Niagara
    Concord
    Catawba

    French-American hybrids (hardy to about -10 to -15 F)

    Aurore
    Seyval
    Vidal
    Cayuga
    Marechal Foch
    Cascade
    Chancellor
    Horizon

    Seedless Table Grapes

    Concord seedless
    Candice
    Himond
    Einset
    Vanessa
    Reliance

    Elderberries

    Adams
    York
    Johns
    Kent
    Nova
    Scotia

    Hardy Kiwi

    Ananasnaya
    Geneva
    Meader
    Michigan State

    Miscellaneous minor fruit

    Kiwi Actinidia kolomikta
    Aronia Aronia melanocarpa
    Blue Honeysuckle Lonicera Caerulea
    Cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon
    Dogwood Cornus kousa
    Cornelian Cherries Cornus mas
    Juneberry Amelanchier spp.
    Lingonberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea
    Sea Buckthorn Hippophae rhamnoides
    Tayberry Rubus loganobaccus
    Cornelian Cherries Cornus mas
    Persimmons Diospyros virginiana
    Pawpaws Asimina triloba
    Mulberries Morus spp.
    Beach Plums Prunus maritima
    Highbush Cranberries Viburnum opulus var. americana (formerly Viburnum trilobum)
    Buffaloberries Shepherdia argentea
    Quinces Cydonia oblonga

    Apple (hardy to about-25 F) - * = scab-resistant

    Williams Pride*
    Sansa*
    Gala
    Jonamac
    Freedom*
    Priscilla*
    Liberty*
    Empire
    Golden Delicious
    Keepsake
    GoldRush*

    Apricot (hardy to about -15 F)

    Harcot
    Harogem
    Harlayne
    Goldcot

    Cherry, sweet (hardy to about -15 F)

    Stella
    Emperor Francis
    Royalton
    Hartland
    Hedelfingen

    Cherry, tart (hardy to about -20 F)

    Montmorency
    Balaton

    Nectarine, white flesh (hardy to about -15 F)

    Morton
    Nectacrest

    Nectarine, yellow flesh (hardy to about -15 F)

    Pocohontas
    Mericrest
    Nectared 4
    Nectared 6

    Peach, yellow flesh (hardy to about -15 F)

    Harrow Diamond
    Brighton
    Redhaven
    Madison
    Canadian Harmony
    Cresthaven

    Peach, white flesh (hardy to about -15 F)

    Surecrop
    Raritan Rose
    Eden

    Pear (hardy to about -25 F)

    Bartlett
    Gorham
    Bosc

    Plum, European (hardy to about -20 F)

    Green Gage
    Richards Early Italian
    Stanley
    French Damson

    Plum, Asian (hardy to about -20 F)

    Early Golden
    Shiro
    Seneca



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