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The grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Lindley x Delaware, They are genes from Vitis aestivalis. Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in the USA in 1883 by the botanist Thomas Volney Munson (1843-1913). The vine has dark red berries and is extremely resistant to frost and prone to vine disease Pierce Disease, She was a crossing partner in the new breeding Palermo (1). The variety is mainly considered table grape used. A self-fertilized (SP) seedling von Brilliant was selected in 1893 by the breeder CG Miller and called Brilliant Seedling .

Brilliant - grape and leaf

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