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Highbush Blueberry

Fruits of Highbush Blueberry are the traditional "blueberries" that are commonly used as a breakfast cereal additive or processed into pies, syrups, jams, etc. Cultivars are selected for hardiness, disease and pest resistance, cane vigor, fruit load, season of bearing, fruit size, absence of cracking or abscission of the ripe fruits, acidity or sweetness of the ripe fruits, and/or fall color of the foliage.



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