Catawba Grape

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$24.95

Catawba Grape (Vitis labrusca x vinifera) is a versatile treat, producing pinkish-red grapes with a unique, spicy flavor. This grape is perfect for making rose wines, sparkling wines, or enjoying fresh, ensuring a taste of heritage and innovation.

1-2′ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 5-8
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
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
Grape Color and Appearance Red, round
Harvest Time: September-October
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 3-4

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Downy Mildew (Plasmopara viticola): Moderately Susceptible
Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe necator): Moderately Susceptible
Black Rot (Guignardia bidwellii): Moderately Susceptible
Botrytis Bunch Rot (Botrytis cinerea): Moderately Susceptible
Grape Berry Moth (Paralobesia viteana): Moderately Susceptible
Grape Phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae): Moderately 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 Eastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No