This is a moderate to high vigor plant but is smaller sized than Ventana. It does have a similar production pattern to Ventana. Productivity is better than Ventana.
Benicia is a slightly larger, more firm berry. It has good flavor and a darker more even interior color. It is disease resistant, except it is susceptible to Verticillium wilt, requiring more care from the grower in order to successfully cultivate this variety.
|Early Season||Large||Good||Fresh||Moderately Firm||Susceptible|
1000 / Jan-Aug, 1500 / Oct-Nov