Swenson Red

COMMON SYNONYM: Elmer Swenson 439
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
SPECIES: Interspecific Cross (includes labrusca)
BREEDER: Elmer Swenson, P. Pierquet, C. Stushnoff
PEDIGREE: Minnesota #78 (Beta x Witt) x Seibel 11803
USE: Table, Wine
VIGOR: High
BUDBREAK:
HARVEST TIMING: Mid-season
CLONES OFFERED:

Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu

OTHER INFORMATION: Produces medium to large, firm meaty grapes in dumbell-like clusters that are red/blue in color. Winter hardy to -30 Fahrenheit, and ripens 21 to 30 days before Concord. Excellent for dessert or white wine with hints of citrus flavor.