Canner seedless B
Name of vine variety in France
Canner seedless
This variety was obtained in 1931 by Harold P. Olmo (California) by crossbreeding Hunisa and Sultanine.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
In France, Canner seedless is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of Italy.
Grape variety for canning.
Evolution of area under vines in France
2000 2018
ha 5 0
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze or reddish spots,
- the small circular adult leaves, with five lobes, a slightly open U-shaped petiole sinus, small to medium teeth with convex sides, moderate anthocyanin coloration of veins, a flat, shiny, finely blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no or a very low density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the norrow ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 141 229 239 191 188 258 246 216 249
Allel 2 149 232 239 191 188 262 248 243 273
Bud burst: 1 day before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: late-season, 4 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Canner seedless has a moderate to strong vigor and a semi-eretc to horizontal bearing. It must be trained and long pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Canner seedless is a little susceptible to powdery mildew, downy mildew and phomopsis.
Technological potential
Canner seedless' bunches are large and moderately compact. The berries are seedless, medium in size, simple flavored with a medium thick skin and firm pulp.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Canner seedless clone carries the number 975.
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones de vigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi, France.
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes. P. Galet, 2015, Ed. Libre&Solidaire, France.
Description of clones approved in France
Identity and availability Agronomic data Technical data
Clone number Origin Selection Fertility Production level Sugar content Potential color
Year approved Agronomic references Weight of grape clusters Vigor Total acidity Tannic structure
Growing surface area Size of berries Sensitivity to Botrytis Aromatic intensity Oenological aptitudes
975  Gard  ENTAV        
Clone conforms to variety characteristics