Kay Gray

COMMON SYNONYM: Elmer Swenson 1-63, E.S. 1-63
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
SPECIES: Interspecific Cross (includes labrusca)
BREEDER: Elmer Swenson
PEDIGREE: E.S. 217 (Minn.78 x Golden Muscat) OP – probably by Onaka
USE: Wine, Table
VIGOR: Hardy
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HARVEST TIMING: Mid-season
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Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu

OTHER INFORMATION: Known as one of the hardiest grapes that is grown in the Midwest. Kay Gray small golden grape clusters ripen early, and is very disease resistant. Can produce a neutral white wine; mostly used for blending.