October 23, 2017

Characteristics of Strawberry Cultivars

Summary of  Characteristics of Strawberry Cultivars Observed in Minnesota from 1982-2013

Cultivar

Hardiness

Season

Fruit size

Texture

Flavor

Early season 

Veestar

Very good

Early

Small

Soft

Excellent

Annapolis

Very good

Early

Med

Firm

Very good

Itasca

Very good

Early

Med

Mod soft

Good

Earliglow

Fair

Early

Small

Mod firm

Excellent

Evangeline

Good

Mid

Med

Mod firm

Very good

Sable

Very good

Early

Small-med

Soft

Excellent

Honeoye

Excellent

Early

Med

Soft

Good

Wendy

Good

Early

Med

Mod firm

Very good

Northeaster

Fair

Early

Small-med

Mod firm

Excellent

Mid Season 

Glooscap

Excellent

Mid

Med

Mod Firm

Good

Mesabi

Excellent

Mid

Med-large

Mod Firm

Very good

Cavendish

Very good

Mid

Large

Firm

Very good

Darselect

Good

Mid

Large

Mod firm

Very good

Kent

Very good

Mid

Med

Mod firm

Good

Brunswick

Good

Mid

Med-large

Firm

Very good

Mira

Fair

Mid

Med-large

Firm

Fair

Cabot

Fair

Mid-Late

Very large

Very firm

Fair

L’Amour

Good

Mid

Med-large

Firm

Very good

Redchief

Fair

Mid

Med

Firm

Good

Seneca

Good

Mid

Med

Firm

Good

Delmarvel

Fair

Mid

Med

Firm

Very good

Allstar

Fair

Mid

Med

Firm

Very good

Primetime

Fair

Mid

Med

Firm

Very good

Jewel

Fair

Mid-late

Large

Very firm

Excellent

Late season 

Winona

Very good

Late

Large

Mod Firm

Good

Clancy

Fair

Late

Med-Large

Very firm

Good

Bounty

Very good

Late

Med

Mod firm

Very good

Sparkle

Good

Late

Med

Mod firm

Very good

Latestar

Fair

Late

Med

Firm

Very good

Lateglow

Fair

Late

Med

Mod firm

Very good

Ovation

Fair

Late

Med-Large

Mod firm

Good

Valley Sunset

Good

Late

Large

Mod firm

Excellent