Kay Gray (4b)

Out of stock

1-11 $8.00

12-49 $5.25

50+ $3.50

For orders >100 plants please contact us

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

As of August 1st, 2020 all orders will be treated as pre-orders for May 2021

Description


KAY GRAY (E.S. 1-63)

(Hybrid: contains Vitis Labrusca, Vitis Riparia)

 

GREEN SEEDED TABLE GRAPE 

 

  • Medium to large, juicy, slightly crispy and tender berries.
  • Sweet and fruity Labrusca flavor (from a rather ordinary labrusca to a pleasant fruity flavor, depending on the climate of the region where it is grown)
  • White to golden slipskin berries
  • Small compact cylindrical and uniform clusters
  • Vine is very resistant to cold (-35 ° Celsius) without any protection
  • Rustic to zone 4b
  • Vine vigorous
  • Almost immune to diseases
  • Very easy to grow
  • Ideal to eat fresh or to make juice
  • Can also be used to make a wine with floral notes
  • Self-fertile grape variety

 

ORIGIN:

 

Bred by Elmer Swenson:
Cross: E.S. 217 (flower) X free pollen (pollen) probably Onaka pollen an old cultivar from South Dakota that was growing next to the E.S. 217
Released in 1981
Origin: Osceola, Wisconsin (USA)

 

Anecdote:

 

The Kay Gray is named after the wife of Elmer Swenson’s friend Dick Gray (former director of the Minnesota Freshwater Institute of Biology).

Elmer Swenson used Kay Gray as parent for Brianna and Louise Swenson

 

 

DELIVERIES 2021: as of Monday, May 31st, 2021, plants will be sent by carrier (Canada Post) every Monday, reception is 2-3 business days later for Quebec, 4-5 business days later for the rest of Canada 

 

PICK UPS 2021: as of Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 orders will be ready for pickups on business days by appointment only at Vignes Chez Soi during opening hours