Driscoll Jubilee are a heart-shaped variety with a naturally sweet taste, rich flesh and distinctive aroma. The supermarkets premium berry.
Claimed to be the sweetest strawberry ever grown in the UK.
Bred by PRI in Holland, the same breeder as Elsanta, Sonata is a cross between the two strawberry types Elsanta and Polka.
A large bright red glossy uniform conical fruit that has a good aroma & taste, Sonata is a little sweeter than Elsanta, although not quite as firm, with a nice red colour which does not darken after picking. Its class 1 fruit shape makes it ideal for fresh fruit punnets and as a topping for desserts.
Harvests in Spring and again the the Autumn and is suitable for field scale production similar to Elsanta.
Still firmly established at the UK’s most important commercial variety for 30 years, enabling growers to supply fruit from April until November. Elsanta is a very robust strawberry with good flavour, juicy and a strong aroma. The fruit itself is large, uniform and shiny red. These qualities mean that customers can buy fruit that tastes good and doesn’t have to be eaten immediately. Elsanta is protected by plant breeder’s rights and is available under licence.
A relatively new early-season strawberry variety, Vibrant is a double-cropping variety with a high proportion of large fruit.