Southern Highbush

- This group have a low chill requirement of 250-600 hours. 
- Suitable for those areas where lack of chill is a consideration. 
- Generally self fruitful, but best if planted with other highbush varieties.
We have documented the particular qualities of the various Southern Highbush varieties and they appear below.
Legacy
  • Bush has a very vigorous upright habit.
  • Heavy yield with medium to large berries, tasty, sweet flavour and good bloom.
Magnolia
  • A stout, attractive bush showing good vigour.
  • Heavy yield with large berries, sweet aromatic flavour and excellent bloom.
O’Neal
  • Bush has medium vigour and a slightly spreading habit.
  • Berries medium size, firm, very sweet, excellent scar.
  • Very low chill requirement and seems to tolerate hot conditions.
  • Likes a pH value below 5.5.
Please note: The observations made about these varieties have been made in Moondarra, Gippsland, Victoria. Different climatic conditions and soil could show different results. Please use this information as a guide only.

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