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Foster's White Seedling

The white grape variety is a new breed between Black Morocco x Schiava Grossa according to in 2013 DNA analysis, The parenthood specified in the breeding list Marocain Noir x Chasselas turned out to be wrong. With the same parents are the varieties Bellino and Maroc Gros emerged. Synonyms are Americky Bily, Bianca di Foster, Blanc de Foster, Foster's White, Kolumbano, Pergolese and Shasla de Kandol. The cross was made in England in 1835 by the breeder M. Foster, after whom it was named. She was a crossing partner in the new varieties Castor. Delizia di Vaprio. Pollux. Serena and Sibera, The variety is resistant to frost and both mildews, It is considered table grape used.

Foster’s White Seedling - grape and leaf

Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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