MONTREAL BLUES

Limited quantities

 

9.00$/plant

 

PLEASE NOTE:

As of August 1st, 2019 all orders will be treated as pre-orders for May 2020

Description


MONTREAL BLUES (E.S. 6-4-47 – Saint Theresa seedless – Flambeau)

Hybrid

 

BLUE SEEDLESS* TABLE GRAPE 

 

  • Medium to large slipskin berries
  • Taste similar to Concord
  • Very nice clusters
  • Ripens late
  • Hardiness zone: 4b. Hardy up to -32° C
  • Resistance to winter cold
  • Vine is vigorous
  • Ideal to make juice or eat fresh
  • Self-fertile grape variety

 

 

* Although recognized as a seedless variety, like any seedless variety, seeds might occasionally appear in years when the vine has been “stressed”

 

 

ORIGIN:

 

  • Bred by Elmer Swenson
  • Cross: Kandiyohi (flower) X E.S. 24-52 (pollen)
  • Released in 1998 by E. Swenson
  • Origin: Osceola, Wisconsin (USA)

 

Anecdote:

 

In some parts of the world the Montreal Blues (E.S. 6-4-47) is also known as St. Theresa. Legend has it that a nurseryman after having discussed it with Elmer Swenson would have agreed to call it so, in honor of Saint Therese of Lisieux (France), the Carmelite nun who showed her love of God by planting flowers.

 

DELIVERIES 2020: as of Monday, May 25th, 2020, 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 2020: as of Saturday, May 16th, 2020 orders will be ready for pickups on business days by appointment only at Vignes Chez Soi during opening hours