Ouachita Jumbo Floricane Thornless , Zones 5-9: Plug 1.5 year old tissue cultured plant
Ouachita Floricane Thornless ( Navaho x Ark.1506). Mid season. Very erect canes. Date of release in Arkansas: 2003 ( Patent #17,162).Fruit size: average 6.0 to 6.5 g/berry; larger than Navaho but not as large as Apache. Firm and sweet.Flavor/sweetness: very good, rated near that of Navaho; soluble solids (percent sugar) averages 10-11%.Yield: consistently high yielding in research trials; comparable to exceeding Apache and Navaho and consistently exceeds Arapaho.Shape: Canes are vigorous and erect, needing support during full harvest.Maturity date: as mid season cultivar, ripens beginning approximately June 12 at Clarksville, Arkansas, and fruiting extends for about five weeks. Ripening season is between that of Arapaho and Navaho. Fruit storage and handling potential very good, near that of Navaho. Zones 5-9. 1.5 yo tissue cultured 12 cm pot.
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Arrived quickly and in good condition. Potted them up in the recommended gallon pots to hold for a couple weeks. These are bigger plants than I expected.
Very upright, vigorous bush. The berries are plentiful and sweet.
Ouachita arrived earlier than expected and in fantastic condition. Even baby plants from BU are bigger and healthier than any other nursery. What a great packing job to send plants of this size. Kudos to BU for their commitment to quality products.
First time customer. Thank you.