Flame seedless Rg
Name of the variety in France
Flame seedless
Origin
This table grape variety was obtained in 1961 at the USDA Station of Fresno in California, by J.H. Weinberger and F.N. Harmon.
Synonyms
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Flame seedless is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list. This variety is also listed in the catalogues of other Member States of the European Union: Bulgaria, Spain and Portugal.
Use
Table grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a very low density of prostate hairs,
- the green or bronzed young leaves, with no prostate hairs,
- the green or red-striped shoots with a ribbed surface,
- the wedge-shaped or circular adult leaves, with five or sometimes seven lobes, deep lateral sinuses with overlapping lobes and sometimes a tooth inside, an open or very open brace- or U-shaped petiole sinus, moderately long teeth compared to their width at the base with convex or straight sides, a strong anthocyanin coloration of veins and petioles, a thin, slightly blistered, twisted leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 232 239 178 188 248 240 243 249
Allel 2 149 234 253 182 188 252 248 243 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 1 day after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, same as Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Flame Seedless has a high vigor, long shoots and a horizontal bearing, that recquire a sufficient trellising. This variety is early and is usually pruned long.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Flame Seedless is not very sensitive to rot.
Technological potentiality
Flame Seedless’ bunches are medium in size and loose. The red or red-purplish berries are seedless, small to medium, simple-flavored, with a lot of bloom, a rather thin skin and a firm and crunchy pulp. The fruits have a nice gustatory quality.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Flame seedless clone carries the number 6011.
Bibliographic references
- 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.
- Nouvelles variétés de raisins de table et de raisins secs, Office National de la Vigne et du Vin (OIV), 1988, France.
- Le raisin de table, Centre technique interprofessionnel des fruits et légumes (CTIFL), 1993, France.
- Variedades de Uva de Mesa en Andalucía, A. García de Lujàn and M. Lara Benitez, 1998, Ed. Junta de Andalucía-Consejería de Agricultura y Pesca, Spain.
Description of clones certified in France
Identity and availability Agronomic data Technological data Autres informations
Clone no. Marque Origin Selection Year of
certification
Agronomic
references
Surface area used
for propagation (year)
Fertility Production
level
Bunch
weight
Vigor Berry
size
Susceptibility
to grey rot
Sugar
level
Color
potential
Titrable
acidity
Tannic
structure
Aromatic
intensity
Oenological
suitability
New General
note
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note
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agronomique
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Links
6011 Etats-Unis IFV 2007 Languedoc medium medium medium medium medium medium