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Low Chill


Exclusive to Fall Creek Genetics®, Ventura blueberries are the first Southern Highbush release from Fall Creek®’s breeding program. It is a vigorous upright plant and has produced high yields of early ripening fruit at our research trial sites. The Ventura blueberry is large sized, firm, medium blue in color and ripens shortly after Snowchaser. Fruit is firmer than Springhigh with thicker skin and lighter color. Ventura blueberries are a Low Chill variety that adapts well to Zero Chill, evergreen management and is recommended for commercial plantings in No and Low Chill growing regions that target the earliest high quality fresh markets. 

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Berry Size:

Large Large Size
Primary Use: Fresh
fruit qualities: Medium Blue, Firm
Bush Habit: Upright, Vigoroso
Chilling Level: Low Chill
Ripening Season  
Triangle Season Scale
Very Early

Cargo produces monstrous quantities of flower buds. With proper pruning and the right soil amendment, Cargo is extremely productive and the fruit quality is better than any other late-season variety available today. The quality of the fruit holds up well in cold storage, having very good firmness and crunch. The shelf life of Cargo in cold storage is incredibly long.
--Andrea Pergher
Technical Grower Support