Sunrise Blueberry Variety

A Northern Highbush Cultivar

  • Ripens in the early season.
  • Plants are moderately vigorous, upright.
  • Moderately productive.
  • Fruit are medium in size.
  • Moderately firm, are light blue in color.
  • Fairly small picking scar.
  • Susceptible to stem blight in North Carolina.
     

Prince: Rabbiteye Blueberry Variety

 

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Prince blueberries.
Photo courtesy of USDA.

 

An early-season variety for Mississippi.

  • Chilling requirement: 300 hours to 400 hours.
  • Bloom time: Normally blooms three to five days before Climax — late February to early March in southern growing region.
  • Ripening period:

Yadkin: Rabbiteye Blueberry Variety

  • Chilling requirement: 500 hours to 600 hours.
  • Ripening period: Ripens in Mississippi, late June to late July.
  • Plant yield, vigor and growth habits: Plants are moderately vigorous, productive and have a semi-upright growth habit.
  • Berry qualities: Berries are medium

Tifblue: Rabbiteye Blueberry Variety

 

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Tifblue blueberries.

 

 

  • Chilling requirement: 600 hours to 700 hours.
  • Bloom time: Blooms in mid to late March in Southern Mississippi and ripens from late June through July.
  • Plant yield, vigor and growth habits: Tifblue plants are productive and have a

Montgomery: Rabbiteye Blueberry Varieties

An early-season variety for Mississippi.

  • Chilling requirements: 550 hours.
  • Ripening period: Ripens late May to mid-June, overlapping with Premier, in Southern Mississippi.
  • Plant yield, vigor and growth habits: Plants are very productive, moderately vigorous, and have a semi-upright growth habit.

Ira: Rabbiteye Blueberry Varieties

  • Chilling requirements: 600 hours.
  • Bloom time: Blooms several days after Tifblue.
  • Ripening period: Ripening occurs from mid-June to July in Southern Mississippi.
  • Plant yield, vigor and growth habits: Blooms are relatively self-fertile. Plants are productive, vigorous, have an upright growth

Onslow: Rabbiteye Blueberry Variety

  • Chilling requirement: 500 hours to 600 hours.
  • Ripening Period: Ripens about the same time as Powderblue.
  • Plant yield, vigor and growth habits: Plants are productive, vigorous, and have an upright growth habit.
  • Plant pathogen susceptibility: Onslow has fairly broad soil

Ochlockonee: Rabbiteye Blueberry Variety

  • Chilling requirement: 650 hours to 700 hours.
  • Bloom time: Blooms with Tifblue in Southern Mississippi.
  • Ripening period: Ripens early to late July (about five to seven days after Tifblue).
  • Plant yield, vigor and growth habits: Plants are very productive and