Red Grapes


RED SEEDLESS


FLAME SEEDLESS
Large: 17mm
X-Large: 19mm
Weeks: 51-1
Comment: Flame is the earliest red seedless variety with medium-large round berries and attractive red colour.  It is a crisp berry with a distinctive juicy, sweet taste.
STARLIGHT
Large: 18mm
X-Large: 20mm
Weeks: 52-3
Commment: Starlight is a mutation of Prime Seedless developed and commercialised by Hoekstra Fruit Farms and the Volcani Institute in Israel. Starlight is an early season, red seedless variety with excellent red/pink colour. Berries are round, medium sized, sweet and crunchy.
EVANS DELIGHT
Large: 18mm
X-Large: 20mm
Weeks: 1-3
Commment: Evans Delight forms part of the “Delight” series by Hoekstra Fruit Farms. The cultivar was bred by the late Ted Evans on Nancy Farm. It is an attractive early-mid season, dark red seedless variety with good colour, berry size and yield. It has a unique sweet taste.
SWEET CELEBRATION
Large: 18mm
X-Large: 20mm
Weeks: 3-4
Comment: Sweet Celebration is produced and exported under license from IFG. It is a mid-season, large oval shaped, red seedless variety with a crisp berry and unique sweet taste.  It is highly productive and colours well.
CRIMSON SEEDLESS
Large: 16mm
X-Large: 18mm
Weeks: 4-11
Comment: Crimson Seedless is a mid-late red seedless variety with medium sized, elongated berries. The crisp and very firm textured berries have a sweet neutral juicy flavour. This cultivar also has exceptional shelf-life if harvested and packed at optimum maturity.
SCARLOTTA SEEDLESS
Large:
X-Large:
Weeks: 8-10
Comment: Sugranineteen (Scarlotta Seedless) is produced under license from Sunworld. It is a late red seedless variety with a striking red colour and aromatic flavour. The berries have a crisp, sweet juicy flavour and low acidity.

RED SEEDED


AFRICAN DELIGHT
Large: 24mm
X-Large: 26mm
Weeks: 3-8
Comment: African Delight forms part of the “Delight” series by Hoekstra Fruit Farms. The cultivar was bred by the late Ted Evans on Nancy Farm in his quest to find a suitable replacement for Red Globe in the Paarl area. It is a mid-late season, red seeded variety with large berry size, high yield per hectare and requires minimal labour input.
TROPICAL DELIGHT
Large: 20mm
X-Large: 22mm
Weeks: 5-8
Commment: Tropical Delight forms part of the “Delight” series by Hoekstra Fruit Farms. The cultivar was bred by the late Ted Evans on Nancy Farm in his quest to find an attractive mid-late season, red seeded variety with a remarkable and unique tropical taste.
RED GLOBE
Large: 24mm
X-Large: 26mm
Weeks: 4-5
Comment: Red Globe is a large red seeded variety with very large, round berries.  It has a colour spectrum ranging from medium to dark red colour. Berries are crunchy and mildly sweet.  Unfortunately Red Globe is very susceptible to the bacterial disease “fireblight” and therefore it cannot be grown successfully in the Western Cape anymore.

QUALITY STANDARDS


SEEDLESS15mm16mm17mm18mm19mm20mm21mm22mm23mm24mm26mm28mm
Crimson SeedlessRLXLXXL
Flame SeedlessRLXLXXL
Evans DelightRLXLXXL
StarlightRLXLXXL
Sweet CelebrationRLXLXXL
Scarlotta Seedless
SEEDED
Tropical DelightRLXLXXL
African DelightRLXLXXL