Vitis vinifera sp.
An early season, white seedless Muscat raisin grape to use for a table grape or wine. Suitable for cutting canes and drying on the vine.
Harvest: August - September (third week of August in Central Valley of California).
Fruit: White, seedless Muscat grape grown for use as golden raisins.
Facts of note: Flavor is sweet with a strong Muscat flavor that remains when the fruit is dried. Vigorous grower and very productive vine.
Excellent used as an ornamental, for summer shade, arbors or leafy walls. There are 2 basic classes of table grapes. European varieties have tight skins, wine–like flavors, high heat requirements for ripening, and are the most common grapes grown in California. Use fresh, dried, and for juices or wine. Susceptible to powdery mildew, they require regular dusting or spraying with sulfur or other mildew control. Typically, American varieties have Concord–like flavor, moderate heat requirements, and are late blooming.