Marquette Grape


The Marquette Grape (Vitis cross) is a stellar vine, producing clusters of dark red grapes known for their rich flavor and aromatic profile. Perfect for winemaking or fresh consumption, its resilience to cold climates sets it apart. This grapevine boasts a robust growth pattern, ensuring bountiful harvests year after year. Its vibrant foliage adds a touch of elegance to gardens, making it both a functional and decorative choice. With the Marquette Grape, you’re investing in a vine that promises taste, beauty, and adaptability.

1-2′ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-8
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 100-200 hours

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 8-10′ tall, 8-10′ wide
Plant Spacing: 8-10′ apart
Growth Habit: Vining
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Greenish-white

Fruit Characteristics

Grape Size: 0.75″
Grape Flavor: Sweet, fruity
Grape Color and Appearance Blue-black, medium clusters
Harvest Time: September
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 3-4

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Downy Mildew (Plasmopara viticola): Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe necator): Moderately Resistant
Black Rot (Guignardia bidwellii): Moderately Resistant
Botrytis Bunch Rot (Botrytis cinerea): Moderately Resistant
Grape Berry Moth (Paralobesia viteana): Moderately Resistant
Grape Phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae): Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Vining
Foliage Color: Green
Lifespan: 20-30 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to the United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No