Somerset (3b)

1-11 $8.00

12-49 $5.25

50-100 $3.50

For orders >100 plants please contact us

 

PLEASE NOTE:

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

Description


SOMERSET (ES.12-7-98)

(Hybrid: contains Vitis Labrusca, Vitis Riparia, Vitis Vinifera, + small amounts of other species of different Vitis from North America)

 

RED SEEDLESS* TABLE GRAPE

 

  • Very sweet and spicy, with irresistible strawberry flavors
  • Small to medium-sized seedless berries, firm, juicy, crispy
  • Semi-adherent skin (semi-crunchy berries)
  • Early ripening (mid August)
  • Very cold-hardy (zone 3) in temperature as cold as -35⁰C
  • Highly resistant to winter cold without protection
  • Very disease-resistant
  • Self pollinating
  • Good for fresh eating and making jelly or juice
  • Unquestionably one of the most popular grape varieties of recent years.
    Very good commercial potential.
  • The earliest, sweetest, hardiest and highest quality red seedless grape available.

 

 

* 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: E.S. 5-3-64 (flower) X Petite Jewel (pollen)
  • Released in 2002
  • Origin: Osceola, Wisconsin (USA)

 

 

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

Very early ripening: mid August, end of august

Mid season: mid september in zone 5, end of september zone4

Table | jelly | Juice | Vine