Lomanto: Interspecific hybrid (‘Salado’ x ‘Pense’) developed by T.V. Munson in 1902. Compact clusters with small black berries. Lomanto makes an exceptionally deep colored red wine and may be used for making jelly.
T.V. Munson’s descriptions of Lomanto
LOMANTO. 1902. (Salado x Pense). Vine vigorous, prolific, healthy, not rot or mildew; leaf medium, having little pubescence; cluster above medium, conical, properly compact; berry very persistent, medium to large, spherical, black; skin thin, tough; pulp melting, excellent quality; juice claret red; sugar 6e degrees, acid 7 per mill, in very wet season; seeds small, few. Valuable for limy soils and hot climate. Perfect flower.
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