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Vitis vinifera French-American Hybrids

Common Name(s): Chancellor grape; Seyval grape
Family: Vitaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 160 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=38° (C)    Opt.Max=30° (C)
Opt.Min=18° (C)    Abs.Min=10° (C)
Precipitation: 70 to 85 (cm.)
Winter Minimum: -26° (C)
Soil pH: 5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Sandy or gravelly clay loams
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright
Cross of European V. vinifera and North American species. Requires very good drainage and high elevation. Good quality fruit with good winter tolerances. Crown gall disease can be a problem, especially in areas with mild winters.
Pythium, Phytothora, Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Anthrachose, Cephalosporium
Food - wine, Food - fruit
Woody vine
Temperate-continental, subtropical-dry summer, steppe and semi-arid, temperate marine, tropical-wet and dry
Geographical Origin:
Northern USA, France
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