Your Commercial Opportunity

As a leading blueberry grower, we can offer you a world beating portfolio of blueberry genetics. These emanate from a range of different blueberry breeding programs and cover all the principal growing regions, from zero chill blueberries also known as evergreen blueberries, through the range of general Southern Highbush blueberry onto mid chill blueberry, Northern Highbush blueberry types and Rabbiteye blueberries.

With many years’ experience in the nursery business as well as understanding market requirements we are highly experienced in selecting blueberry varieties to improve your business for the future. While improved size, yield, and ability to transport long distances are key to the success of any new blueberry varieties, we have an additional focus on flavour. It is our belief that your business will benefit from varieties with an excellent blueberry flavour profile and improved yield. As a leading commercial blueberry grower, you will have the opportunity to position yourself as an industry leader by engaging with Global Plant Genetics.

Benefit from our Expert Knowledge

Your blueberry business will be able to benefit in a number of ways by working with us. The main areas can be seen below.

  • Access to leading blueberry genetics and new blueberry selections for you to test and produce commercially 
  • Wide ranging opportunities available, covering Evergreen blueberry production, as well as low chill blueberry plants, mid chill blueberry varieties, high chill blueberry types and Rabbiteyes.
  • Exclusive opportunities to develop blueberry breeding partnerships so that your business can benefit from a real point of difference in the market place 
  • Superior quality blueberry plant material contract grown by leading nurseries across the globe  
  • Technical support that delivers significant value to both established and new blueberry ventures 

With our extensive knowledge of the international blueberry industry and outstanding blueberry genetics portfolio, we are expertly positioned to offer you access to the most modern day blueberry genetics wherever your growing region may be.

Blueberry genetics for improved varieties and selections for commercial growers

Sowing The Seeds Of Success

Meet the Experts

Jamie Petchell - The Asparagus Man - Plant Genetics

Jamie Petchell

Jamie Petchell is co-owner of Global Plant Genetics. He is world-renowned within the asparagus industry for his knowledge of the crop and for delivering optimum results to growers. He also has wide-ranging experience in berry crops across several Continents. Jamie is most satisfied by seeing through new hybrids from initial testing, through agronomic trials and into full commercialisation.

Rupert Hargreaves - The Berries Man - Plant Genetics

Rupert Hargreaves

Rupert Hargreaves co-owns Global Plant Genetics. He is an experienced director with a passion for berry crops and intellectual property management. He also spends time researching new crop opportunities for the business. Rupert delivers optimum results for breeders and growers of berries worldwide.