VALIANT

Valiant 2Valiant 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


VALIANT (SD 7121 or S.D. 72S15)

(Hybrid: contains Vitis Labrusca and Vitis Riparia)

 

 

BLUE SEEDED TABLE GRAPE

 

  • Small dark blue, very juicy and sweet round slipskin berries
  • Sweet and tangy flavor with no trace of tartness
  • Small and compact clusters
  • Extremely hardy, up to Zone 3 (possibly 2b)
  • Probably the hardiest grape variety currently available. Probably the hardiest of all grapes (Has withstood -45° C in Manitoba, Canada without being harmed)
  • Ripens early (late August early September)
  • Vine very vigorous and productive
  • Perfect to eat fresh, produces an excellent juice, and perfect to make jellies and jams
  • Self-fertile grape variety

 

ORIGIN:

 

  • Bred by R.M. Peterson for the South Dakota State University Hybridization Program
  • Cross: Fredonia (flower) X S.D. 9-39 (pollen) (wild Vitis riparia vine)
  • Cross made in 1967
  • Selected in 1972
  • Tested in 1982
  • Origin: Brookings, South Dakota (United States)

 

Anecdote:

 

Valiant is apparently a very hardy variety. It would have sustained -50 ° F (-45.5 ° C) in Manitoba, Canada, without being injured by these extreme temperatures.

 

 

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