Spring Garden Market 2019 • Fruit

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Type Cultivar Description Color DTM SMSF Zone
Several berries on a blackberry plant, in varying stages of ripeness
Cane Berry
Blackberry

Blackberries prefer a loose textured, well-drained soil. Avoid sites with a high water table where water sits for long periods of time, especially during winter months. Blackberries will thrive in most soil types and are cold hardy in most areas of the United States.

very dark purple when ripe
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Red Raspberry Cane Berry
Raspberry
red raspberry

This flavorful, nearly thornless raspberry produces large, good quality, bright-red berries. Strong vigorous canes support the heavy summer crop. Ideal for freezing, canning, cooking, and fresh eating. Plant near a fence or wall for support or allow to ramble.

The raspberry… more

Red
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Olallieberry -
Cane Berry
Olallieberry

Olallieberries are a cross between a blackberry, a loganberry and a raspberry.  They may not be a well-known fruit outside this region, but its jam is the most requested sample item at Prevedelli Farm’s market stand, and the berries pop up on dessert menus at local restaurants and bakeries.… more

dark purple-black
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A whole miniature cantaloupe in a person's hand Melon
Cantaloupe
miniature
Minnesota Midget

This very small, very early heirloom was introduced in Minnesota in 1948. They have sweet, orange flesh and are perfect miniature versions of the classic muskmelon. Compact, 3-4-foot vines produce good yields.

light orange interior 65
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Striped watermelon, and cut quarter showing red flesh and black seeds Melon
Watermelon
seeded
Crimson Sweet

Blocky, oval fruits with sweet red interiors. Produces 1-2 fruits per plant.

Dark and light green-striped skin, red flesh 85
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Cantalopes, deeply ribbed, with bright orange flesh Melon
Cantaloupe
eastern
Halona

An extra-early Eastern variety, with excellent flavor.  Very sweet, 6-inch, 4-5 lb. fruits.

Bright orange flesh 73
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Ripe-red and unripe strawberries on stem
Strawberry
day-neutral
Albion

Large, cone-shaped, firm berries with high sugar content and excellent flavor for fresh eating, pies, preserves and freezing. 

Capable of very high yields when given ample water and nutrients. Resistant to verticillium and phytophthora crown rot; partial resistance to anthracnose crown… more

Bright red
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Ripe-red and unripe strawberries hanging from a pot
Strawberry
day-neutral
Seascape

Shallow-rooted and producing few runners, Seascape grows well in containers. Bears fruit spring, summer and fall.

Bright red
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