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Dixieland


Cultivar Information

Flower type = Female
Berry color = Bronze
Year introduced = 1976
Variety protection = Patented expired

History

'Dixieland' was released and patented by Ison's Nursery in 1976. Plant patent #4771, Sept. 1981. The listed pedigree is 'Fry' x S. 29-49.


Comments

'Dixieland' produces a very light colored bronze fruit. Flavor was good and yields were high in our test. We do not recommend it for commercial plantings primarily because the berries split when you pick them. Fruit rot could be a problem in some years as well.


 


 

Average Berry Quality in Tifton, GA Trials

Cultivar

Berry weight (g)

Berry diameter (mm)

Soluble solids (%)

Dixieland

12.7

27

15.3

Fry

12.7

27

15.3

Supreme

17.7

31

13.9

 


Cultivar Attributes in Tifton, GA Trials

Cultivar

Vine vigor

Leaf disease

Berry rot

% Full crop

Harvest period

Ripening

% Dry scar

Dixieland

medium

slight

slight

90%

late

uneven

10%

Fry

medium

slight

slight

70%

midseason

even

30%

Supreme

medium

slight

none

90%

midseason

uneven

60%