Table Grape - Neptune (ARK-2083)

Description:

Neptune

Type and Color - Seedless table grape; white (yellow-green skin color).

Date of Release - 1998; plant patent #12,302.

Berry Flavor - Fruity and pleasant, but not a foxy flavor characteristic of V. labrusca; 19.7 percent soluble solids.

Berry Size - Medium, 3 grams.

Berry Texture - Non-slipskin; skin thickness similar to many eastern table grapes.

Cluster Size - Large, 250 to 400 grams range.

Yield - Moderate, 5 tons/acre in research trials.

Maturity Date - Approximately August 4 at Clarksville, Arkansas.

Hardiness - Hardy, observed to be similar to Venus or possibly hardier.

Comments - Medium-low vigor; resistant to fruit cracking; moderate resistance to common fungal diseases but does require fungicide sprays for successful production; small, soft seed traces observed occasionally but not noticeable due to berry texture.

 

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Patent Information:
App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Expire Date
Plant United States 09/250,920 PP12,302 2/16/1999 12/25/2001 2/16/2019
Category(s):
Fruit Crops
For Information, Contact:
Data Admin
University of Arkansas TCO
Inventors:
John Clark
James Moore
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