U. of S. Haskap Plant
This variety has been deemed by Dr. Bob Bors at the University of Saskatchewan as “the most suitable variety for commercial production at this time (2007)”. The fruit are firm and do not bleed from the stem end when removed from the plant. It possesses the desired fruit shape and size to appeal to the Japanese market. It is suitable for mechanized harvest and Individual Quick Frozen (IQF) processing.
- second largest fruit
- very good flavour
- more durable skin suitable for commercial picking
- less bushy and likes to grow longer than Borealis
University of Saskatchewan Haskap Plant
This variety is noted for having very large fruit. It has an excellent flavor. The fruit of Borealis are not as firm as those of Tundra, hence it is not as suitable for mechanical harvesting. It is probably most suitable for U-Pick operations or the home gardener.
- Largest best tasting fruit
- Delicate skin better for home gardens
- Vigorous bushy growth
University of Saskatchewn Haskap Plant formerly 9-15
This variety produces fruit which are chewy. This unusual trait may be an advantage for some processing applications. This plant displayed a high yield at the time of selection in the field.
- beautiful oval shape favoured by the Japanese market
- largest yielding variety in U. of S. test trials
- most vigorous growth in the greenhouse and in the field
- firmest fruit best for pies & jams and commercial picking
- most successful at self pollination