Fresh Table Grapes

Below is a conservative list of grape varieties that are grown or might be considered for growing in North Carolina. Note: These are not recommendations and the list does not reflect many varieties currently undergoing trial plantings. Additional varieties not appearing in this list may be suitable in select ideal vineyard sites. Likewise, not all varieties listed below are suitable for every site. For information on variety and site compatibility, please visit Site Suitability in this section.

  • Vitis vinifera: none suitable at present time

  • Seeded American hybrids
    • Sunbelt (blue like Concord, but ripens evenly in the South)
    • Seneca (yellow)
    • Buffalo (blue)
    • Concord (blue)
    • Steuben (blue)
    • Niagra (white)
    • Catawba
    • Delaware (home garden only)
  • Seedless American hybrids
    • Remaily (yellow)
    • Himrod (yellow)
    • Glenora (blue)
    • Lakemont (yellow)
    • Vanessa (red)
    • Venus (blue, home garden only)
    • Mars (blue)
    • Reliance (red, home garden only)
    • Suffolk Red
    • Canadice (red)
    • Orlando (yellow; bred in FL, resistant to Pierce's Disease)
    • Interlaken (white)
    • Einsett (red)
    • Neptune (white)
    • Jupiter (blue)
    • Marquis (white)
  • French hybrids: none at this time

  • Vitis rotundifolia - dark (Muscadines)
    • Black Fry (female)
    • Cowart
    • Nesbitt
    • Noble
    • Scarlett (red, female)
    • Supreme (female)
  • Vitis rotundifolia - white (Muscadines)
    • Carlos
    • Doreen
    • Early Fry (female)
    • Fry
    • Late Fry
    • Magnolia
    • Pam
    • Sterling
    • Summit (pinkish, female)
    • Triumph

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