The bush is needs 650 to 700 hours of cold weather during the winter, and is hardy against spring frosts.
It is self-fertile.
The berries, which tend to grow at the end of its branches, can be mechanically harvested for the fresh market.
Yadkin blueberries have good shelf life.
Yadkin blueberries were developed by a Dr James Ballington at North Carolina State University (USA), and were released in 1997.
Named for Yadkin County, North Carolina.