Fruit harvests 4-6 days after Ben Dorain. Berries are large and juice quality is good overall, with high levels of vitamin C.
Ben Alder x SCRI C2/1/62 (sister seedling of Ben Dorain) (Breeder's number - SCRI S26/1/1)
Late flowering, slightly later than Ben Dorain.
Harvests 4-6 days after Ben Dorain. Has produced very high yields in trials (5.29 t/ha, 7-year mean), and was the highest yielding variety in commercial trials in Norfolk.
Similar to Ben Tirran, with large vigorous bushes.
Juice quality is good overall, with high levels of vitamin C. Berries are large (similar to Ben Lomond)
Disease and Pest Resistance
Pest/disease resistance - resistant to milder and leafspot. Susceptible to gall mite and reversion, although cropping is only slowly affected.
Ben Avon (released 2003. Generally performs best in eastern and southern areas. Ben Avon is a replacement for Ben Alder in the UK.