The red grape is an interspecific new breed between champion ( Concord x Hartford x Lucile (Wyoming OP). They are genes of Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1915 by the breeder Fred E. Gladwin at the vine breeding institute of the Cornell University in Geneva in the state new York, She was crossing partner in the new breeds Blue Star. Monticello. Suffolk Red. Valiant and Van Buren, It is a pure female grape, The early ripening vine is resistant to frost but prone to anthracnose. Black spots disease and wrong mildew, She brings rose-colored wines Foxton but is mainly called table grape and used for the production of jelly and grape juice. The variety is in the US states Michigan (17 ha), new York (7 ha) and Pennsylvania (13 ha) cultivated. In 2010, a total of 37 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)