SIEGERREBE

Siegerrebe 2Siegerrebe 3

Limited quantities

 

9.00$/plant

 

PLEASE NOTE:

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

Description


SIEGERREBE

(Hybrid)

 

Non hardy variety in Quebec* (requires winter protection)

 

RED SEEDED TABLE GRAPE 

 

  • Pink-pinkish to red berries when fully ripe
  • Medium-sized spherical or slightly oval berries
  • Strong aromas of muscat
  • Cylindrical cluster of small to medium size more or less compact
  • Productive and vigorous vine
  • Hardy up to -25° C (zone 5b)
  • Self-fertile grape variety

 

ORIGIN:

 

  • Cross was made in Germany by Dr. Georg Scheu
  • Cross: Gewürztraminer X Madeleine Angevine (confirmed in 2012 by the publication of the DNA analysis). This version, however, was denied by Dr. Scheu’s own son, Heinz Scheu, who allegedly stated in a book that the Siegerrebe was in fact the result of a spontaneous (natural) cross of Madeleine Angevine with the pollen of another species.)
  • Cross made in 1929
  • Origin: Alzey, Rheinhessen, Germany

 

Anecdote:

 

In English Siegerrebe translates as “the winning vine”!

 

*WARNING! This grape variety is not hardyin regions which hardiness zone is above 5 (ex: 3, 4 etc…). Therefore it is imperative to protect the vine in winter (Ex: Cover with geotextile …)

 

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