SUFFOLK RED

Limited quantities

 

9.00$/plant

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

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

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: 7
  • 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 …)

 

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