Science / Biology / Pollination: The transfer of pollen from the anthers to the stigma by a pollinating agent such as wind, insects, birds, bats, or in a few cases the opening of the flower itself.


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Kéknyelü: V.vinifera variety traditional to the Mt. Badacsony region of Hungary. Ripens late season to give loose density, med/large clusters of pale grey/green berries. Sensitive to magnesium mineral deficient MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Isabella: Moderately cold-resistant American labruscana grape grown on limited acreages in New York state for use as a tablegrape and in varietal and sparkling wine blends. A selected 'bud sport' cultivar is cu MORE

Last Rose

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Last Rose: Is the result of a Armlong x Jefferson cross developed by T.V. Munson. Reported as prolific producer female cultivar ripening around mid-late September in Tennessee. Requires pollination. No other det MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Norton: This well-known native N. American V.aestivalis cultivar, with the alias name Virginia Seedling, was thought to be derived by chance pollination involving the American aestivalis native species. A rec MORE

St. Pepin

Life Style / Wine Grapes / St. Pepin: Patented Elmer Swenson propagated variety claimed as cold hardy to -20 deg. F. (ca -29 C.). Is close American hybrid sibling to La Crosse variety. Suitable for making fruity white wine claimed to have MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Brandis: Reported to be a complex V.riperia x V.labrusca x V.aestivalis female pollinate vine resistant to fungus diseases. Appears to have been developed in Connecticut, USA in 1985. No other details other th MORE