U.S. Patent PP27,771
Southern Highbush Blueberry Variety
- Fruit Size: Large
- Chill Requirement: 300 hours
- Growth Habit: Upright
- 50% Harvest: Around May 4 (Gainesville, FL)
Description: Keecrisp™ ‘FL06-556’ is a low chill, mid-to-late-maturing variety best adapted to production regions in north central Florida and south Georgia. It produces berries with extremely crisp and firm texture. It has an upright plant architecture and has shown to have high yield when receiving adequate chilling. Fruit has a very small and dry picking scar. The extremely crisp and firm fruit texture, upright growrth habit, and reduced fruit bruising offer the potential for fruit of Keecrisp™ ‘FL06-556’ to be mechanically harvested and marketed for fresh.
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