• Draper bush
  • Draper closeup clusters
  • Draper cluster 7 27 2010 h
  • Draper clusters in hands
  • Draper in field

Mid to High Chill

Draper

Draper remains a standout variety in mid and high chill regions throughout the Western US. Draper has a compact habit, ripens early to mid-season, is highly productive as a young plant, and has outstanding quality fruit. Draper has exceptionally firm berries and concentrated ripening periods. The berries have excellent post-harvest color retention and superior shelf life. It is extremely fast to hand-pick and also has potential to be harvested by machine. After several years in the marketplace, Draper fruit continues to be a leading choice for both fresh and IQF markets.

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Berry Size:

Large Large Size
Primary Use: Fresh, Processed
Fruit Qualities: Light Blue, Firm, Crisp, Sweet Flavor
Bush Habit: Rounded, Stocky
Chilling Level: Mid to High Chill
Ripening Season  
Triangle Season Scale
Mid

Draper its a heavy producer of large, firm fruit. It requires very well drained, light soils to perform well. Draper does well in mid and high chill regions.
--Antonio A. Alamo
Breeding and R & D Manager