COMMON SYNONYM: Eidelweiss, Elmer Swenson 40, E.S. 40
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
SPECIES: Interspecific Cross
BREEDER: Elmer Swenson, P. Pierquet, C. Stushnoff
PEDIGREE: Minnesota 78 (Beta x Witt) x Ontario
HARVEST TIMING: Early season
Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu
OTHER INFORMATION: Early ripening, large clusters of medium-sized white sweet grapes. Winter hardy and excellent disease resistance, but may require winter protection. When fruit is harvested early, it can make a sweet white wine. Can also be used as a table grape or for juices and jellies.