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Everbearer Strawberries

The main commercial varieties are:

Prize

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An early, long season everbearer variety with good yield potential               

 

Well suited to table top production systems

 

Great flavour and Class 1%

 

Moderately vigorous plant with well presented fruit


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Arabella

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An early, long season everbearer variety with good yield potential               

 

Well suited to table top production systems

 

Great flavour and Class 1%

 

Moderately vigorous plant with well presented fruit


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Malling Supreme (EMR 639)

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Malling Supreme is a new Everbearer from East Malling Breeding Club.  More information on this new variety will follow shortly.                        

 

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Other Everbearer varieties also available are:

Triumph

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Click here for Variety Characteristics

Triumph develops a large vigorous canopy compared with other Plant Sciences Everbearers.  Good results have been achieved in both soil and substrate systems. 

 

The berries are smaller than Premier, well formed conic berries are typical with little mis-shape in normal conditions, colour is bright, light red with a good gloss, fruit is firm with good skin strength.  Shelf life is improved when compared with Premier. 

 

Triumph is high yielding with the best sites reporting well over 1.25kgs per plant.  Triumph has a much greater tolerance to mildew than Premier but continues to need a prevention program. 

 

It does not appear to have a high degree of resistance to Phytophora or wilt but does compare favourably with other industry standards.  Some petal sticking can occur following periods of high humidity and during the autumn.  If left untreated Botrytis spots can develop on the fruit.  However, application of standard Botrytis prevention products can easily control this. 

Portola

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Portola is a tried and tested variety from the UC Davis program which produces high yields of light coloured firm fruit.  


Portola is known for its large, vigorous canopy and is ideal for situations where yield is a key factor in the production system.

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