‘St-Jean d'Orléans’ is a new June-bearing strawberry cultivar (Fragaria × ananassa Duch.) released by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Horticultural Research and Development Center, Quebec. ‘St-Jean d'Orléans’ was introduced because it has large, very firm, light-red (Royal Horticultural Society color chart 43A or 44A) (Royal Horticultural Society, 1995) shiny fruit (Table 1; Fig. 1), with an excellent shelf life and resistance to leaf diseases (Khanizadeh and Cousineau, 2005). The selection was named after the village of St-Jean located on l’Île d'Orléans, where the selection was tested.
Total yield, fruit weight, firmness, flavor, skin color, shelf life at room temperature (20 °C) and the ripening season of ‘St-Jean d'Orléans’ in comparison with selected standard cultivars grown at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, substation in L'Acadie, Quebec.
Khanizadeh, S. & Cousineau, J. 2005 Strawberry descriptions description des cultivars 154 515 Khanizadeh S. & DeEll J. Our strawberries: Les fraisiers de chez nous. PWGSC, Publishing and Depository Services Ottawa, Ont
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