Black Grapes

We have listed the black grape varieties which we specialise in below, please enquire about other varieties and we will see whether we can source the products for you. Enter the sizes that your specific market requires for red grapes and click on the "Add To Enquiry" link. Once you have added all the products that you are interested in click on Enquire Now and complete the required information in order for us to assist you with your request.
See all the varieties which we have access to listed below. Please note that products are available during specific seasons as well as the current market demands. Pricing for our products work on an offer basis, in other words make us and offer and we will negotiate with our suppliers on your behalf.
Black Grape Packaging and Sizes
Available Sizes
Carton Weight
Regular
Large
X-Large
XX-Large
4.5kg
Black Grape Varieties and availability
Variety
Availablitiy
La Rochelle
February - March
Bonheur
February - March
Barlinka
February - April
Barlinka
Origin:
Vine
North Africa, Imported from Algiers in 1910
Vigour : Strong
Fruitfulness : reasonable
Bud Burst : middle September
Full Bloom : early November
Harvest date : early March
Bunch
Berry
Shape : oblong with well filled shoulders
Size : large
Density : dense
Shape : round to oval
Color : black
Mass : 7.5g
Texture : reasonably firm
Taste : neutral
Skin : tough
General
Prune with semi (4-6) to long bearers (8 buds). Poor colour on fertile soils, prefer light soils with suitable rootstocks. Good storage ability. Clones 27 and 47 are presently used.
Bonheur
Origin:
Vine
South Africa, selected by ARC-Nietvoorbij from a cross between Barlinka and Alphonse Lavallee. Released in 1986
Vigour : Strong
Fruitfulness : Good
Bud Burst : middle September
Full Bloom : late October
Harvest date : middle February
Bunch
Berry
Shape : conical to round
Size : medium
Density : good, slightly compact
Shape : slightly short oval
Color : blue-black
Mass :10 - 12g
Texture : firm
Taste : sweet neutral
Skin : medium
General
Prune with semi-long bearers (4-6 buds). Sunburn can occur on berries of bunches exposed to sun. Good affinity with known rootstocks except Ramsey. Good storage ability
La Rochelle
Origin:
Vine
South Africa, selected by ARC-Nietvoorbij from a cross between Barlinka and Alphonse Lavallee. Released in 1986
Vigour : Strong
Fruitfulness : Good
Bud Burst : middle September
Full Bloom : middle October
Harvest date : middle February
Bunch
Berry
Shape : oblong
Size : medium-large
Density : well filled to compact
Shape : round
Color : black
Mass : 7 - 8g
Texture : firm
Taste : neutral
Skin : semi-tough
General
Prune with spur. Good resistance to berry splitting. Sets normally very well. Thrives well on variety of soils. Good affinity with known rootstocks, except Ramsey. Very good Storage ability.

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