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The Flame Seedless (''Vitis vinifera'') is a vigorous, heavy-bearing
table grape Table grapes are grapes intended for consumption while fresh, as opposed to grapes grown for wine production, juice production, or for drying into raisins. ''Vitis vinifera'' table grapes can be in the form of either seeded or non-seeded varietal ...
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that keeps well in storage. It is a
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Thompson Seedless The sultana is a "white" (pale green), oval seedless grape variety also called the sultanina, Thompson Seedless (United States), Lady de Coverly (England), and oval-fruited Kishmish (Iraq, Iran, Israel, Palestine (region), Palestine, India). It ...

Thompson Seedless
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Vitis vinifera ''Vitis vinifera'', the common grape vine, is a species of , native to the , , and southwestern , from and north to southern and east to northern . There are currently between of ''Vitis vinifera'' grapes though only a few are of commercial ...

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'' cultivars. It produces large clusters of medium-large red
grape A grape is a fruit In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering. Fruits are the means by which angiosperms disseminate seeds. Edible fruits, in ...

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s with a sweet flavor. Flame Seedless requires a long
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. As such, the plants fare poorly in cool, damp zones. However, its good qualities, especially seedlessness, sweetness, and long
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, make it one of the most heavily farmed table grapes. The Flame Seedless was brought to the United States by John J. Kovacevich of Arvin, California, in 1973.Golino, D. (????). Viticultural Information. Retrieved April 13, 2014, from http://iv.ucdavis.edu/Viticultural_Information/?uid=227&ds=351 For a Flame Seedless to be called good-quality, it must be plump, well-colored, and firmly attached to the stem. The grapes are usually picked ripe, as they do not ripen after harvest.


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List of grape varieties This list of grape varieties includes cultivated grapes, whether used for wine, or eating as a table grape, fresh or dried (raisin, Zante currant, currant, sultana (grape), sultana). The term ''grape variety'' refers to cultivars rather than act ...
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