Strawberry Plant Varieties – Rubygem
Bred by: QLD DAF & Horticulture Innovation Australia Ltd
DPI Rubygem is renowned for its exceptional flavour throughout Queensland commercial growing circles and is now available for Nurseries and Home Gardeners. This variety is suited for winter, spring and early summer production. Fruit is an attractive moderately dark glossy red and is medium to large, uniformly shaped and is short conical to slightly wedged. It is firm & resilient, with some resistance to rain damage. Flesh is dark red, of medium acidity and has consistently good flavour. Fruit are well displayed as pedicels extend out of the canopy, and are easily harvested.