Top Shelf blueberry US Plant Patent No. PP24,697 Unlicensed Propagation Prohibited notable for its very large, flavorful, firm fruit. While similar to Draper in many ways, Top Shelf blueberries seem to excel in areas such as plant vigor, fruit size and flavor. We recommend Top Shelf blueberries for commercial plantings in High Chill regions with milder winters. ‘Top Shelf’ is a commercial variety intended for the hand harvest market. The variety has jumbo-sized sky-blue fruit with excellent flavor. ‘Top Shelf’ ripens mid-season and holds up well in storage trials. The plant is vigorous, with an upright, vase shaped growth habit, and has an estimated chilling requirement of 700 to 1,000 hours.