SOVEREIGN CORONATION

Sovereign Coronation 2Sovereign Coronation 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


SOVEREIGN CORONATION

Hybrid

 

Non hardy variety in Quebec* (requires winter protection)

 

BLUE SEEDLESS TABLE GRAPE **

 

  • Very sweet taste
  • Oval berries
  • Vibrant blue-purple color
  • Hardiness Zone 5b (-25 ° C)
  • Ripens mid-season
  • Fruits preserve well for several months/Good storage potential
  • Great to be eaten fresh and use for jelly, juice and excellent for making grape pies
  • Variety very popular in the Niagara region of Ontario (can be found in grocery stores in Fall)
  • Very similar to Concord but seedless

 

 

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

 

ORIGIN:

 

  • Bred as part of the Plant Breeding Program; the project was directed by Lyall Denby
  • Cross: Black Patricia (flower) X Himrod (pollen)
  • Cross made in 1966
  • Selected in 1971
  • Released during the 1970’s
  • Origin: Agriculture Canada’s Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland British Columbia Canada

 

Anecdote:

 

In 2007, an estimated 2.2 million kilograms of Coronation grapes were produced in Ontario.

In 2008 they were the most abundantly grown seedless table grape in southern Ontario.

 

 

*WARNING! This grape variety is not hardy in regions which hardiness zone is above 5 (ex: 4, 3 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