Benicia has a lot of cool things. There is the , the , the , all those neat old buildings in the Arsenal and lots of really pretty houses.
Add to that list a strawberry. Benicia is a new strawberry cultivar developed at U.C. Davis. While this new variety is not as popular as Albion, Produce News Daily reports Benicia is being tested by more growers this year.
Why name a strawberry after Benicia? “We normally name our cultivars after cities with historical significance,” said Dr. Doug Shaw, a professor in the College of Biological Sciences at U.C. Davis and one of the people responsible for developing the Benicia cultivar.
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