SUFFOLK RED (7b)

49 in stock

In stock for spring 2022

 

Limited quantities

 

9.00$/plant

 

1 year old plants in plugs 1,5″x1,5″x4″

 

PLEASE NOTE:

As of  Monday June 21st, 2021 any order placed will be treated as a pre-order for spring 2022 (see delivery dates at the bottom of the page)

Description


SUFFOLK RED (NY 21572)

(Hybrid contains Vitis Labrusca)

 

Non hardy variety in Quebec* (requires winter protection)

 

RED SEEDLESS** TABLE GRAPE

 

  • Medium to large, very round and juicy berries
  • Color of the berries light pink-orange to deep bright red when ripe
  • Firm and juicy flesh, sweet fruity and sweet
  • Soft slipskin
  •  Clusters long and cylindrical, medium to large, and loose.
  • Hardiness zone: 7b
  • Late budding and early ripening
  • Ideal to eat fresh or make some juice
  • Annular incision and gibberellic acid treatments help increase berry size and make bunches more compact
  • Sturdy grape variety
  • Auto-fertile grape variety
  • Although recognized as a seedless variety, like any seedless variety, it may occasionally give tiny seeds in years when the vine has been “stressed”

 

 

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

 

 

ORIGIN:

 

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University, Geneva

  • Hybridized by John Einset at Cornell University
  • Crossing: Fredonia (flower) X Black Monukka also known as Black Kishmish or Russian Seedless 136 (pollen)
  • Cross made in 1935
  • Duplicated in 1944
  • Released in 1972
  • Origin: Geneva N.Y Cornell University

 

Anecdote:

 

Suffolk Red is one of the grape varieties introduced by the great professor John Einset of Cornell University. The New York Muscat (also available at Vignes Chez Soi) is one of the other most notable grape varieties introduced by Dr. Einset.

 

 

*WARNING! This variety is semi-rustic. It is imperative to protect the vine in winter in areas with a hardiness zone of less than 5b (eg Cover with geotextile …)

No guarantee offered on non hardy varieties.

 

DELIVERIES 2022: orders will be sent by carrier (Canada Post) every Monday as of Monday, June 23rd 2022 , reception is 2-3 business days later for Quebec, 4-5 business days later for the rest of Canada 

 

PICK UPS 2022: as of Saturday, May 21st, 2022 orders will be ready for pickups on business days by appointment only at Vignes Chez Soi during opening hours