A new strawberry cultivar 'Shimei 8'
'Shimei 8' is a June-bearing cultivar. The fruit is conical, bright red and shiny with sepals that were comparatively easy to remove. The average first grade fruit weight is 42.7 g and secondary grade fruit weight is 23.6 g. Fruit flesh is orange red, dense and flesh is delicate, fragrant sweet and sour with an average soluble solids content of 10.3%. Fruits are firm, 0.55 kg cm-2, and have good shipping quality. The average total yield plant-1 is up to 444.5 g. It is suitable for open cultivation and semi-forcing culture and fruits are suitable for fresh and processing (fruit juice, jam) markets in China.
Yang, L., Li, L., Yang, L., Zhang, J.-J. and Dong, H. (2017). A new strawberry cultivar 'Shimei 8'. Acta Hortic. 1156, 189-190
Fragaria × ananassa, excellent quality, cultivar