Table Grape - Joy (Ark. 2494)


Joy Type and Color - Seedless table grape; blue when fully mature.

Date of Release - 2012

Berry Flavor - Exceptional fruity flavor.

Berry Size - Small to medium, 3 grams average.

Berry Texture - Non-slipskin, soft texture.

Cluster Size - Medium-large, averaging 300 grams.

Yield - Moderate to high.

Maturity Date - August 11th on average, between Jupiter and Neptune.

Hardiness - Not fully evaluated, likely slightly less than Jupiter, comparable to Neptune.

Comments - Vines have moderate vigor and very good resistance to fruit cracking. Flavor is exceptional with unique flavor for V. labrusca and V. vinifera hybrids and should be very good for local markets. Skin is the thinnest of Arkansas-developed table grapes. Negative aspects include soft texture, occasional variable berry set resulting in some “shot” berries, and shatter of ripe berries at maturity in some years.



Patent Information:
App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Expire Date
Plant United States 13/987,497 PP25,726 7/31/2013 7/21/2015 1/23/2034
Fruit Crops
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