There are several grape varieties called Seneca (4-65), named after the famous Roman playwright, philosopher and teacher of Emperor Nero (37-68):
1) The white grape variety (also New York 10513 and NY 10513) is an interspecific new breed between Lignan Blanc ( Luglienga Bianca x Ontario, They are genes of Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1917 in the USA. The early ripening, hardy Variety is prone to real mildew; the berries have one Foxton on. She was crossing partner of the two new breeds St. Croix. Vanessa and Vincent, The variety is widespread in the northeastern United States and Canada, where it is called Kelter- and table grape is used. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).
2) The red grape is one open blown Seedling of the variety Hartford, At least there are genes from Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The hybrid was discovered and selected by private breeder R. Simpson in 1867. In 2010, no stock was reported (Kym Anderson).
3) The white grape (with reddish berries) is an interspecific cross between unknown species of the species Vitis labrusca x Vitis vinifera, The hybrid was discovered and selected in 1892 in the USA by private breeder John Burr. In 2010, no stock was reported (Kym Anderson).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)