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In stock for spring 2022


Limited quantities




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



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)


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

(Hybrid: contains Vitis Labrusca and Vitis Riparia)





  • 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




  • 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)




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 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