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Fox Grape

Fox Grape

Fox Grape Facts

The binomial name for Fox Grape is Vitis labrusca. Almost all Grapes in the world come from cultivars of Vitis vinifera, or Common Grape vine, native to the Mediterranean and Central Asia. Relatively minor amounts of Grapes come from American and Asian species including Vitis labrusca, and also Vitis riparia, the wild Riverbank Grape or Frost Grape, native to the Eastern U.S. and up to Quebec, Vitis rotundifolia, or Muscadine, native to the Southeastern United States, and Vitis amurensis, the Amur Grape, the most important Asian species.

Fox Grape Farms

It may be possible to find any fox grape farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Fox Grape Stories

Fungal disease makes Concord grapes a poor choice for ENC
grape anthracnose or birds-eye rot (Elsinoe ampelina). Especially at the somewhat advanced stage of infection the grapes had reached, fungicide sprays were unlikely to be of any use. It turns out that Concord is quite susceptible to grape anthracnose ... New Bern Sun Journal [ story ]

Can you help name Cornell's new grape?
The new grape is seedless and flavorful with blue coloring similar to a Concord grape, but double the size. The grape is also well suited to grow in Ithaca and other Northeastern states as it has a good tolerance for the cold, according to The Cornell ... The Ithaca Voice [ story ]

Berry for your thoughts: Contest seeks name for grape
Grape breeder Bruce Reisch '76 spent years developing the grape, and now he's offering the public the chance to name it. Currently dubbed NY98.0228.02, the grape is a seedless, flavorful berry with the attractive blue coloring of a Concord at nearly ... Cornell Chronicle [ story ]


Photo - Istvan Takacs - Kiszombor, Hungary

Other Species

Amur Grape
Common Grape
Muscadine
Riverbank Grape

 
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