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Seascape is a dependable standard in the strawberry industry. It was bred for tolerance to many of the common viral diseases in California, but has demonstrated susceptibility to common leaf spot.
Seascape fruit is large and flavorful with an attractive glossy finish. Seascape also has flexibility in planting requirements, such that it does not require as much chill hours to set fruit, which makes this suitable for warmer climates.
The gold standard of the industry in terms of flavor, Albion is a day-neutral (ever-bearing) cultivar. “Albion” is resistant to Verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae) and Phytophthora crown rot (Phytophthora cactorum), and relatively resistant to Anthracnose crown rot (Colletotrichum acutatum).
When treated properly, Albion has tolerance to two-spotted spider mites (Tetranychus urticae). Fruit from “Albion” is typically long, conical, and very symmetrical. Albion fruit is firm and is dark red inside and out.Albion fruits consistently throughout the season. One downside of this variety is that it produces a lot of runners that must be cut in order to maintain high production.