• American cultivar, ‘Brigitta Blue‘ and ‘Elliott‘ cross, bred by James F. Hancock, Michigan State University.
  • Grows 1.5 m high and 1.3 m wide, boasts a slightly spreading habit and stiff sprouts.
  • Self-pollinating.
  • Its fruits are firm, large – 1.1-1.3 cm long and 1.4-1.8 cm wide, and weigh 1.5 g on average – pale blue with a very small dry scar and slightly tart flavour; transport tolerant; can be enjoyed raw and recommended for commercial processing into preserves and individually quick frozen fruit (IQF).
  • Ripens a few days after ‘Elliott‘.
  • Resistant to anthracnosis and moniliosis.
  • Cold hardy down to -34°C (USDA zone 4).
  • Protected under the Michigan State University patent US PP15,185 P2, CPVO – Application & Right granted File No. 20050225, CPVO – Application & Right granted File No. 20050223.