DAYNEUTRAL STRAWBERRIES – NOT AVAILABLE AS CERTIFIED ORGANIC
ALBION STRAWBERRY: PVP Patent # 16228; PBR Certificate #3026. Produces very large fruit that is mostly conical, very firm and red in color. Great flavour and will produce berries all summer except in extreme heat. Excellent keeping quality. Susceptible to powdery mildew. Available for spring or fall planting. Conventionally Grown.
SAN ANDREAS STRAWBERRY: PVP Patent # 19975; PBR Certificate #3685. Similar in size and shape to Albion, but slightly lighter in colour. Good flavour and will produce berries all summer except in extreme heat. Excellent keeping quality with high yield potential under proper growing conditions. Available for spring or fall planting. Conventionally Grown.
SWEET ANN – PBR Certificate # 15-8643
A vigorous plant with high productivity and exceptional flavor. Fruit is large size, attractive, and a beautiful long conical shape, medium firmness with a good acid-sugar balance and very sweet tasting, with a medium glossy red exterior/interior color, and produces few runners in the fruiting field. Sweet Ann has displayed signs of being a highly disease resistant variety, stronger than that of Albion. An excellent choice for the Organic Industry. Not Grown under the Ontario Plant Propagation Program due to origin of stock.
CABRILLO – a day neutral selected in California. Large, very firm berries with good flavour. High yield potential. Not Grown under the Ontario Plant Propagation Program due to origin of stock.
JUNE BEARING STRAWBERRIES – NOT AVAILABLE AS CERTIFIED ORGANIC
BENECIA: PVP Patent # 22542; PBR Certificate # 4676. Conventionally Grown. Short day type with large firm berries. Good flavour and interior colour. Has some susceptibility to verticilium wilt.
FLAVORFEST: UDSA Beltsville. A mid-season disease resistant June-bearing strawberry cultivar with red stele resistance. Has performed well in both the annual-plasticulture and matted-row production systems from North Carolina to Canada. Fuit have excellent flavor, are large, bright red, and appear distinctively plump. Has shown no susceptibility to anthracnose crown and fruit rot, and is resistant or tolerant to most of the stem and leaf diseases.
FRONTERAS – PVP#26709; PBR# 15-8514
Fronteras is a short day variety released by UC Davis that is well adapted to fall planting systems. Heavy yielding, vigourous variety. It is highly resistant to Fusarium wilt and somewhat resistant to Verticilium and Phytophthora
LUCIA – PBR Certificate # 15-8630 Lucia has medium high vigor type plant with similar plant architecture as Sweet Ann, and open plant that enables harvesters to see through the plant to harvest or pull weeds. Lucia seems to need less fertility encouragement to grow than Albion. Lucia fruit is not as large as Sweet Ann but has great flavor and better firmness and better fruit uniformity then Sweet Ann. Not Grown under the Ontario Plant Propagation Program due to origin of stock.
SCARLET – PBR Certificate # 15-8632
Scarlet has medium to high vigor plant, that has shorter plant architecture then either Lucia or Sweet Ann. the Fruit firmness is higher than Sweet Ann, Lucia and Ruby June. Interior color of Scarlet is lighter than Sweet Ann, Lucia and Ruby June. Scarlet has very high yield potential. The fruit is not as uniform as Lucia but still maintains high fruit quality good size and flavor through out the harvest season. Not Grown under the Ontario Plant Propagation Program due to origin of stock.
RUBY JUNE – PBR Certificate # 15-8631
Ruby June is a strong short-day variety that is more compact and tighter plant architecture and leaf structure then Lucia and Scarlet. Ruby June is earlier than Scarlet and Lucia, producing first red berries between 60-70 days after planting in Orange County, CA. Ruby June is the darkest exterior and interior color of any of Lassen Canyon’s varieties. Fruit culinary qualities are very good with Ruby June and has rated very high in our in house taste panel. Not Grown under the Ontario Plant Propagation Program due to origin of stock.
MERCED: PVP Patent # 13/986425, PBR Certificate # 14-8186. Conventionally Grown. An early, short-day type cultivar that produces fruit over an extended period when treated appropriately in arid, sub-tropical climates. Has great productivity, high quality fruit on a compact plant. Fruit is firm, later than Benecia. Plants are moderately resistant to powdery mildew but is moderately susceptible to Anthracnose crown rot, and susceptible to Verticillium wilt. It is resistant to Phytophthora crown rot and common leaf spot. Not Grown under the Ontario Plant Propagation Program due to origin of stock.
ANNAPOLIS – 1984 – AAFC, Kentville, NS. Conventionally Grown. Short Day, early, medium to large berries have an orange-red colour. Produces good yields and runners well but not excessively. Acceptable firmness and shelf life. Resistant to red steele, but sensitive to powdery mildew and angular leaf spot. Does well on medium to heavy soil types.
MOHAWK – 1994 – USDA Beltsville, and HRIO Ontario. Conventionally Grown. Short day, very early variety has medium sized berries. Not a heavy yielder but has excellent flavour and good firmness. Resistant to red steele, and tolerant to powdery mildew. May have some irregular shaped berries.
L’AMOUR – 2003 – New York, Short Day, midseason variety with large, bright red berries. Berries are consistent in size and shape, and are moderately firm. Susceptible to angular leaf spot.
MIRA – 1996 – AAFC Kentville, NS. Conventionally Grown. Shory day mid-late season variety is a heavy yielder and maintains good size through the season. Bright red berries are firm, but may be a bit tart as berries may be uniformly coloured before flavour fully develops. Resistant to red steele and most leaf diseases.
AC VALLEY SUNSET – 2006 – AAFC Kentville, NS. Conventionally Grown. Short day, very late variety produces very large, bright red fruit with mild sweet flavour. Moderate yields may have slightly soft skin. Plants susceptible to powdery mildew.
AC ST. LAURENT D’ORLEANS – Conventionally Grown. Short day, mid-late variety has very large dark red berries with good flavor. Excellent yields on very winter hardy plants also have good shelf life making it ideal for PYO, fresh market & shipping.
HERRIOT -Cornell University, NY. Conventionally grown. New mid-season short day variety produces large, bright red fruit that are uniformly conic in shape. The fruit is firm with good flavor. The plants renovate better than Jewel and are disease resistant.
SONATA PBR# 3700 – European short day cultivar, widely used in hydroponic culture for early season and extended season production with excellent tasting berries. Sonata expresses good plant vigor and shows tolerance to Angular leaf spot (Xanthomonas fragariae) and good winter hardiness. It is a mid-season variety produces large, uniform, conic-shaped fruit that are glossy bright red in color. Fruit can be soft if temperatures are too warm. Plants may require additional magnesium and nitrogen, and a balanced amount of iron and manganese. Not Grown under the Ontario Plant Propagation Program due to origin of stock.
SUMMER DAISY – 72AB133- Selected in Ontario – Very late short day variety, with harvest starting when almost all other varieties are finished. Large berries with good flavour.
SUMMER FLAVOUR – 23AB98 – A mid season short day variety, selected in Ontario. Has good quality berry. Flavor is VERY sweet. Summer Flavour has consistently outyielded Jewel in trials.