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Pollux

The white grape variety (also Geilweilerhof B 6-18) is an interspecific new breed between Oberlin SP ( Oberlin Noir ) x Foster's White Seedling, The name is derived from a star of the constellation Gemini. They are genes from Vitis riparia and Vitis vinifera contain. By the way, the new breed is also with the same parents Castor emerged. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1944 by Dr. Bernhard Husfeld (1900-1970) at the Vine Breeding Institute Geilweilerhof in Siebeldingen (Palatinate). The variety protection was granted in 1982. The vine is resistant to fungal diseases, It produces a green-yellow, extract-rich wine with strawberry aroma or Foxton, No holdings were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).

Pollux - grape and leaf

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