Nesbitt: Self-fertile muscadine cultivar released by North Carolina State University in 1985. Nesbitt has large black berries that ripen over a period of three weeks and is primarily used for fresh eating and jelly.
Flower type = Self-fertile
Berry color = Black
Year introduced = 1985
Variety protection = Unpatented
Average berry quality in Tifton, Ga. trials.
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Cultivar attributes in Tifton, Ga. trials.
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Nesbitt grapes in hand’Nesbitt’ was released in 1985 by R. Goldy and W. Nesbitt of North Carolina State Univ. ‘Nesbitt’ was selected from the cross ‘Fry’ x ‘Cowart’ for its large berry size, resistance to ripe rot, and extended harvest period.
‘Nesbitt’ is one of our primary recommendations for home and pick your own uses. ‘Nesbitt’ ripens berries throughout the mid to late season harvest period. This trait is excellent for home and pick your own operations, as Nesbitt grapes on vinefruit is available for a long time. However, this same trait may make it difficult to use in commercial applications where a once or twice over harvest would be preferred.
‘Nesbitt’ has a healthy vine, and is relatively free from fruit rots. Flavor is excellent on fully ripened berries, but the skin is fairly tough.
The above information is from:http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fruits/muscadines/cultivars/nesbitt/nesbitt.html
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