Thompson Seedless Grape

Thompson Seedless Grape

Thompson Seedless Grape

When you think of classic seedless grapes, Thompson grapes are definitely one of the most popular varieties out there.  They were first developed in the Middle East and introduced to California during the 1870s. There were also European varieties that originated from the cultivar Vitis vinifera.

Thompson seedless grapes are now the most common grapes grown in California.  They are also the most used grape to produce raisins in the world.  They make an excellent ornamental and grow well against walls and fences.  Thompson grapes are self fertile, and they do best high fertile soil.  Full sun is also best for this plant.  They should also be provided support such as a trellis or arbor.

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