Cranberry Varieties

All cranberry varieties on this site (except Stevens) have been bred and cultivated by Valley Corp (Grygleski Family). They are field evaluated on our 240 acre marsh and independently tested by Ocean Spray to give you solid data for each variety.

Stevens GH1 BG Pilgrim King Valley King Midnight 8 Midnight 9 Crimson King Granite Red
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2017 Firmness* 824 800 774 886 882 650 650 789 932
30 SDC TAcy Date* Oct. 10, 2017 Oct. 1, 2017 Oct. 7, 2017 Oct. 5, 2017 Sept. 25, 2017 Sept. 5, 2017 Sept. 18, 2017 Sept. 5, 2017 Oct. 1, 2017
Avg. Weight (grams) 2.05 1.92 2.11 2.68 2.68 1.6 1.6 2.43 2.42
Yield (2014) 384 309 542 627p 714p 586 497p 900p 537p
Yield (2015) 324 475 530 n/a 747p 551 n/a 609p n/a
Yield (2016) 505 380 507 672p n/a n/a 665 n/a 705p
Yield (2017) 377 375 436 460p 548p 516 488 665p 400p
Characteristics Consistent yield, easily managed, industry standard, mixed color fruit  Consistent Long term yield, uniform color, winter hearty Consistent long term high yield, uniform color, good rebud Extremely large fruit, uniform color, high yield High yield, very large fruit High yield, very early color, excellent rebud High yield, excellent rebud Highest yielding, high color throughout canopy Extremely firm fruit, excellent fresh fruit keeping quality, large fruit with uniform color
Price Benchmark Only $4,000 ton Spring mowing & $2,200 ton Fall Mowing $11,000/ton  (Min. 2 acres), No royalty to replant $11,000/ton & $2,500/acre replant royalty $11,000/ton & $2,500/acre replant royalty $11,000/ton & $2,500/acre replant royalty $11,000/ton & $2,500/acre replant royalty $11,000/ton & $2,500/acre replant royalty $11,000/ton & $2,500/acre replant royalty

*Ocean Spray Tests  |  p denotes square foot sampling on small plots  |  All other data is collected at Valley Corp  |  Newer varieties have a greater chance of fluctuating data