Rubus ursinus x idaeus ‘Boysenberry’
Boysenberry is named after by the originator, Rudolf Boysen, a Swedish immigrant and horticulturist who developed the crop during the Great Depression in the Napa Valley region of California. Boysenberry enjoyed commercial success under the growing guidance and development of farmer and berry “expert” Walter Knott of Knott’s Berry Farm. The Boysenberry’s popularity is the single most reason for making Knott’s Berry Farm so famous. Today, Boysenberry is grown as trailing vines throughout the Western Coast of the United States and they have been naturalized in Northern New Zealand, where the fruit is grown for commercial export. Over 60% of the world’s Boysenberry production comes from New Zealand. Boysenberry is also grown in Australia.
KeywordsEllagic Acid Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity Total Anthocyanin Oxidative Stability Index Black Raspberry
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