This table grape variety is of natural origin and is found in many countries.
No synonym is officially recognized for this variety in France.
In the European Union, Dattier de Beyrouth B can officially be called by other names:
Afuz Ali (Hungary, Romania), Bolgar (Bulgaria), Rozaky (Portugal), Roseti (Spain), Regina (Spain), Rosaki (Spain), Rozaki (Greece) and Kerino (Greece).
In France, Dattier de Beyrouth B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
This variety is likewise listed in the Catalogues of other European Union member states: Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Portugal and Romania.
Table grape variety.
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas. Grape maturity: period III, 4 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Dattier de Beyrouth B is a vigorous variety with semi-erect to horizontal growth. It can be managed by short or long pruning but it must be carefully trained because the shoot base is fragile in the spring and the shoots are wind sensitive. Dattier de Beyrouth B is likewise susceptible to coulure and millerandage.
Dattier de Beyrouth B is very susceptible to downy mildew and excoriosis. It is also susceptible to grey rot.
Grape clusters are very large, loose or moderately compact. The berries are very large with a thick skin and a simple flavor fleshy pulp. This variety has good storage and transportation capacity.
The 2 approved Dattier de Beyrouth B clones carry the numbers 304 and 966.