Funny Fingers (Tear Drops, Witch Fingers)


Funny Fingers® grapes is a peculiar variety that is shaped more like chillies than grapes. With the berries being of a slender, tappering form, the bunch looks as much like a cartoon hedgehog than anything. The skin colour of the berry is an attractive pinkish-red and the seedless flesh is a pale-green. The skin doesn’t offer much resistance or bitterness, and the overall effect of flavour and sweetness, and shape, is attractive.

The variety has also been marketed as Tear Drops® and Witch Fingers® grapes. Funny Fingers, Tear Drops and Witch Fingers are registered variety names of International Fruit Genetics (IFG), Bakersfield, California.

Origin: The original variety name is IFG Twelve, and is the result of an intensive and time-consuming hybridisation programme by International Fruit Genetics (IFG). The grapes were first grown in 2002.

Grown in: California, Spain

Harvest & Availability:

  • August: Spain


International Fruit Genetics

US Patent – IFG Twelve


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