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The white grape variety comes from Bosnia-Herzegovina. Synonyms are Krkochia, Krkochia Chouplyca, Krkoshia, Krkošija Supljica and Kyrkochia. The parentage (parenthood) is unknown. It is an all-female grape variety, therefore it is dependent on cross-pollination by other vines. It is cultivated in the region of Mostar in the south of the country and serves mostly as a blends for the main Bosnian-Herzegovinian variety Žilavka. However, no stocks were recorded in 2016 (statistics Kym Anderson).

Krkošija - Weintraube und Blatt

Pictures: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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