5.5 lb bunch of Autumn Royal seedless grape

fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TXSeptember 1, 2013

This is probably the biggest bunch of grapes I've ever grown. It's from a potted plant of Autumn Royal. This variety has the biggest berries of any grape I grow. The berries on this bunch are smaller than normal. Brix is running about 25. Flavor on this variety comes up short. Bunch is setting on a large dinner plate.

Summer Royal has nearly as big berries and better flavor.

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Yeah, AR is a beautiful grape but not very flavorful. I've tried them at the local farmer's markets for a couple of years and the flavor was just never there. I planted crimson seedless per your recommendation and was glad I did. CS is a real winner.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2013 at 5:04PM
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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

Crimson seedless has amazing holding ability. I've eaten them off the vine in January in the greenhouse. They have pretty good flavor but miniature bunches compared to AR.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2013 at 6:34PM
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franktank232(z5 WI)

Crazy...only way id get CS to work up here is in a high tunnel.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2013 at 7:33PM
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