Organic Grape Crop Varieties

Select grapes (Vitis) that are suitable for your climate and intended use so they can be grown naturally. All are

Select grapes (Vitis) that are suitable for your climate and intended use so they can be grown naturally. All are self-pollinating, so a single plant is sufficient. Your chances of producing better crops, however, will be greatly increased if you plant two or more vines.

American grapes and hybrids

Name: ‘Canadice’ (seedless)
Color: Red
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Large
Remarks: Similar to ‘Delaware,’ but hardier.

Name: ‘Fredonia’
Color: Black
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: Productive; good for arbors. Hardy down to Zone 3. Good table grape.

Name: ‘Himrod’ (seedless)
Color: White
Size: Small
Berry Cluster: Large
Remarks: Susceptible to black rot. Eaten fresh.

Name: ‘Buffalo’
Color: Black
Size: Small
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: An early table variety.

Name: ‘Vanessa’ (seedless)
Color: Red
Size: Large
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: Vigorous and hardy variety with aromatic flavor.

Name: ‘Delaware’
Color: Red
Size: Small
Berry Cluster: Small
Remarks: For juice, wine; eaten fresh. Hardy down to Zone 5.

Name: ‘Suffolk Red’ (seedless)
Color: Red
Size: Large
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: Excellent quality, but not as hardy as ‘Canadice.’

Name: ‘Beta’
Color: Black
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Small
Remarks: Very hardy (down to Zone 2). For wine, dessert.

Name: ‘Valiant’
Color: Blue-black
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: Super-hardy (Zone 2) and heavy fruiting.

Name: ‘Niagara’
Color: Yellow-white
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: Popular. Hardy.

Name: ‘Concord’
Color: Blue-black
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: Widely planted. Hardy. For juice, wine.

European grapes

Name: ‘Thompson Seedless’
Color: Greenish white
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Large
Remarks: Cane-prune. Popular. Tolerates hot valleys. Good table variety.

Name: ‘Baco Noir’
Color: Red
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Large
Remarks: Needs heavy soil to fruit well.

Name: ‘Aurore’
Color: White
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Small
Remarks: Head-prune. For juice. Warmer areas only.

Name: ‘Seyval’
Color: White
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Large
Remarks: Good for wine, but needs bunches thinned.

Name: ‘Muscat Hamburg’
Color: Black
Size: Medium
Berry Cluster: Medium
Remarks: Head-prune. Highly recommended, but suited to warmer areas only.

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