Ferdinand de Lesseps has a distinctive character and has been known as the “pineapple” or “honey” grape. It was grown on a small scale as an early table grape and was also used for producing highly aromatic sweet wines. Until recently it was used in small quantities as a blending partner to enhance the fruity bouquet of some white table wines.
Ferdinand de Lesseps grows climbing and can reach an average height of 8-10 m and a spread of 6-10 m.
Average annual growth (height): 1.2 – 1.5 m.
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