Vitis 'Bel-Chas' (mid-season)
Bel-Chas Grape, Yellow Table Grape, White Wine Grape
- Main interest:
- yellow fruit, thick skin, exceptional flavour, few seeds, excellent for eating fresh or making wine, very disease resistant
- full sun
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil; well drained
- Growth type:
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- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 4b: -31.5 °C (-25 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 8 ft (2.4 m) width: 8 ft (2.4 m)
- fruit production, edible garden, orchard, fence, trailing, patio, screen
Bel-Chas grape (Vitis 'Bel-Chas') is a vigorous and productive grape variety that features large clusters of large grapes (clusters weighting 125 to 175 grams). The fruit has few seeds and a thick golden yellow skin, speckled with brown spots.
A great yellow table grape and white wine grape cultivar. Fresh grapes have an exceptional tropical fruit taste, and are very sweet. They can easily last for up to two weeks on the table. Bel-Chas grapes also make a wonderful white wine with low acidity and powerful flavour of lychee and banana.
A mid-season grape variety, 'Bel-Chas' requires 1000 temperature degree-days (1000 daylight hours at 10 °C) to produce mature fruits. Clusters are ready for harvest starting in mid-September. Unlike most grapevine varieties, Bel-Chas isn't self fertile. Its flowers are strictly female. It requires to plant a self-fertile (hermaphrodite) variety nearby for cross pollination in order to produce fruits.
This yellow table grape vine grows to over 8 feet tall and wide, and is very disease resistant. Hardy to zone 4b, Bel-Chas grape requires full sun.
$19.99 - $51.99
Also known as: Mid-season Grape, White Table Grape, Yellow Table Grape, Hardy White Grape, Hardy Yellow Grape, Yellow Seeded Grape, Yellow Seeded Table Grape, Sweet Table Grape, mid-season Grape