Winegrowers Supplies -  Vine variety information

Saphira  (originally known as Gf. Ga-)

Mother: Arnsburger
Father: Seyve-Villard 1-72

A white Piwi/disease-resistant variety.

Year of breeding:
Country of origin: Germany
Breeder/License holder: Bundesforschungsanstalt für Rebenzüchtung Geilweilerhof,
Number of clones: 0

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Area planted in Germany in :         hectares
Area planted in England (as at August 2004): none

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Winter Pruning:                      eyes/buds per sq. metre of land occupied by the plant.