TODAY’S PATENT – PATRECIA
The present invention relates to a species of Blueberry plant named Patrecia. The inventor of this plant species is Noren; David E. (Archer, FL), Straughn; Alto (Gainesville, FL). The patent for this invention was filed on 7th March 2016 and was granted the year later on 7th march 2017 with the patent no. USPP27740P2.
Patrecia is a new plant species that is new and a type of distinct southern highbush blueberry. It is distinguished by the upright spreading growth habit, and also early maturing and sweet, juicy fruit. This plant ripens from mid-April through May. The cutting of a softwood stem in Waldo, Fla, resulting plant have been phonetically indifferent from the original plant.
The claimed plant has sweeter fruit than the emerald one. Patrecia blooms late but the fruit matures earlier than that compared. Claimed plant is originated as a seedling from a cross made ‘STAR’ as a female parent seed and ‘SPRINGHIGH’ as the male parent see. This plant has larger berries than the earlier ones. Patrecia differs from the parent plant. Patrecia has more spreading growth and has larger and sweeter fruits. It differs from Emerald and it is one of the important variety planted in the southeastern United States.