NC State Extension

Characteristics of Popular Muscadine Cultivars in North Carolina

(from Whit Jones, Duplin County Cooperative Extension Agent, 2006)

Bronze Black
Cultivar
Ripening
Size
Stem Scar
Cultivar
Ripening
Size
Stem Scar
Early Fry (F)
Very Early
Large
Wet
Sugargate (F)
Early
Very Large
Wet
Triumph (SF)
Early
Medium
Very Dry
Noble (SF)
Early-Mid
Very Small
Wet
Carlos (SF)
Early-Mid
Small
Very Dry
Supreme (F)
Early-Mid
Very Large
Wet
Florida Fry (SF)
Early-Mid
Large
Very Dry
Ison (SF)
Early-Mid
Large
Wet
Summit (F)
Early-Mid
Large
Dry
Polyanna (SF)
Mid-season
Large
Very Dry
Tara (SF)
Early-Mid
Very Large
Very Dry
Alachua (SF)
Mid-season
Medium
Dry
Scarlett (F)
Mid-season
Large
Dry
Nesbitt (SF)
Mid-Late
Large
Dry
Golden Isles (SF)
Mid-Late
Medium
Dry
Rosa (red) (F)
Mid-Late
Very Large
Wet
Doreen (SF)
Late-Very Late
Small
Wet
Black Fry (F)
Mid-Late
Large
Very Wet
Late Fry (SF)
Very Late
Large
Dry
African Queen (F)
Mid-Late
Large
Wet

F – female, SF – self-fertile

References
Ison’s Nursery 2008 Catalog
Jones, W. 2006. Personal communication.
Mortensen, JA. 2001. Cultivars. Chapter 4 in Muscadine Grapes, FM Basiouny and DG Himelrick (eds), ASHS Press.