The New York Experimental Field Station at Geneva, New York, released Heritage in the 1960s. This was for many years the standard variety for production and high-quality fruit by which fall-bearing varieties were judged. The fall crop is highly productive and ripens from the end of August through October. The berries have good size, color and flavor. The fruit is also good for jam and freezing and delicious for fresh use, too. Heritage is a widely adapted, very reliable choice for the home garden. It is very popular from California to New England.