Ben Alder

01. Origin

Scottish Variety, origin Ben More x Ben Lomond

02. Fruit

Fruits small and medium-sized, aligned, evenly ripe grapes can hang for a few days after reaching maturity.

Fruits with high processing value, high content of anthocyanins and vitamin C

03. Maturity

The second half of July.

Yields abundantly and regularly on better soils.

04. Shrub

The bush grows moderately fast, compact growth habit.

Shoots sprouting from the root crown are of medium length, rigid and numerous.

Buds medium-sized and large, densely arranged on the shoot, slightly protrude.

Leaves medium-sized, light green, side flaps marked, center flap elongated.

05. Sensitivity to frost

Plants are resistant to frost.

Shrubs bloom very late, which reduces the risk of damage to flowers by spring frosts.

06. Susceptibility to diseases

Variety is characterized by high, field resistance to powdery mildew, quite heavily infected by white pine blister rust, white blotch and leaf drop

07. Usefulness of the variety

Typical production variety, combine harvesting.

Particularly suitable for the production of juices and concentrates

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