1- Crimson Seedles – Seedless table grapes.
The crimson grape is a variety of red apirena grape (seedless).
This variety was obtained in California from the crossing of Emperor and C33-199.
2- Crimson Seedles Clusters:
The bunch is medium, conical and compact.
The grains are elliptical in shape and of medium size.
The skin is thick and red in color.
The berries have crisp pulp with a neutral and very sweet flavor.
- Color: Red.
- Shape: Elliptical.
- Caliber: Medium, ranges from 17 – 22 mm.
- º Brix: 18.
- Flavor: Neutral, very sweet.
- Pulp: Crunchy.
- Skin: Thick.
Crimson seedless grape strains are very vigorous.
They are very productive.
5- Agricultural characteristics and adaptation to the viticultural environment:
- Variety very sensitive to powdery mildew
- Very good resistance to handling, transport and cold storage.
- Improves with clusters thinning.
- Responds well to the use of gibberellic acid.
- The use of Ethephón in the veraison improves the color.
- Vine and trellis conduction.
6- Phenology of crimson seedles:
2nd decade of March.
2nd decade of August.
Until 2nd week of November.
- Fertility: High.
- Production: High.
- Vigor: Very high.
7- Conduction: Parral and trellis.
The primary problem associated with its production is insufficient berry color.
Also the small size of the berry is a problem.
Unfortunately, cultural practices that increase its production and the size of the berry lead to a reduction in its color.
The Crimson Seedless grape is very sensitive to hatred.
It is a very well received variety in the market.
8- Skills and Uses
Very good plant resistance, handling, transport and cold storage.