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WORLD'S GIANT CRANBERRY *50 + seeds*
Giant sized fruit, up to 2"long and weighting 6 - 9 g. No other variety matches this size. It also has a very long fruiting period and is extremely hardy. * A Easy Grow *
The fruits are very sweet and juicy and therefore suitable for wine and juices fruit—up to 2" long and weighing 6-9 grams, there is no other variety that can match its enormous sweet size.
This Cranberry is the perfect choice for making wine and juices! It is extremely hardy and has a very long fruiting period—blooming earlier and continuing longer than other varieties!
Vacciniun macrocarpon max.
Very popular Giant variety with Large fruit. Native. space 1' circle Zones 3-7.
Pest Resistance Excellent
Disease Resistance Excellent
Drought Tolerance Fair
Heat Tolerance Good
Humidity Tolerance Good
Sun Tolerance Good
Wet Soil Tolerance Good
Shade Tolerance Fair
No Spray Excellent
Salt Tolerance Fair
Deer Resistance Fair
Soil Type Organic Matter
Edible Type Fruit
Self Fertile Yes
While familiar nutrients like vitamin C and fiber play a very important role in cranberry's health benefits, it's the amazing array of phytonutrients in cranberries that has gotten the special attention of health researchers. There are at least 5 key categories of health-supportive phytonutrients in cranberries, as summarized in the following chart:
Type of Phytonutrient Specific Molecules
Phenolic Acids hydroxybenzoic acids including vanillic acids; hydroxycinnamic acids inculding caffeic, coumaric, cinnamic, and ferulic acids
Anthocyanins cyanidins, malvidins, and peonidins
Flavonoids quercetin, myricetin, kaempferol
Triterpenoids ursolic acid
Raw cranberries are a source of polyphenols which are under active research for possible benefits to thecardiovascular system and immune system, and as anti-cancer agents