Scuppernong Grape

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Scuppernong Grape (Vitis rotundifolia) is a Southern classic, producing large, golden grapes with a distinct, sweet flavor. This variety is perfect for making traditional wines, jellies, or fresh consumption, offering a taste of heritage and tradition.

1-2′ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 7-10
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: 12-15′ apart
Growth Habit: Vining
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

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

Fruit Characteristics

Grape Size: 1″
Grape Flavor: Sweet
Grape Color and Appearance Bronze, round
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 Southeastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No