An early ripening northern highbush variety with very large fruit size, firm berries with small scars, early Duke makes a great early companion to cross pollinate with. Very winter hardy variety. And tends to do better in heavier soil type, less problems with root rots compared to other varieties. Very tasty variety with high yields. zones 4-8
from Pense Nursery, Inc.
Patriot Blueberry plants are characterized by their ability to produce large, flavorful berries. These plants are also known for their disease resistance and easy care requirements. Patriot blueberry plants are self-pollinating, meaning they do not require another patriot blueberry plant in order to produce berries. They are also relatively drought-tolerant, making them a good choice for gardens in dry climates.