Montgomery: Rabbiteye Blueberry Varieties

Blueberries November 11, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

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.
  • Berry qualities: Berry size medium to large, very good color, picking scar, fruit firmness and flavor.
  • Breeding history: Released by North Carolina State University in 1997; patented.

See also: Rabbiteye Blueberry Varieties


Braswell, John. Establishment and Maintenance of Blueberries. 2009. Retrieved 30 April 2010.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.