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Grape, Catawba Vitis labrusca 'Catawba'

Grape, Catawba - Vitis labrusca 'Catawba'
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Catawba grape is the leading grape for American wine and juice. Catawba also makes an excellent choice for fresh eating and jellies and jams. The medium sized, coppery red, hybrid grapes are seedless with a full, sweet flavor. This hardy, vigorous vine is self-pollinating. The grapes ripen after Concord from late September-October. Plant vines 6-8 feet apart on a strong trellis, fence or arbor. Shipped as 1-year-old, #1 bareroot vines 6- 12 inches tall. (zones 5 – 8) Can't Ship AK, AZ, ID, NY, OR, WA

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Zones 5 - 8 Zones 5 - 8
Hardiness Zones 5 - 8
The Catawba Grape can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. View Map
Fruit Tree Fruit Tree
Type of tree
Fruit Trees, Shrubs
5' - 7' High 5' - 7' High
Mature Height
The Catawba Grape grows to be 5' - 7' feet in height.
8' - 10' Spread 8' - 10' Spread
Mature Spread
The Catawba Grape has a spread of about 8' - 10' at full maturity.
Medium Growth Medium Growth
Growth Rate
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. More about this.
Full Sun Full Sun
Sun
This grape does well in full sun.
Various Soils Various Soils
Soil

Wide Range

Prostrate Shape Prostrate Shape
Shape
This grape has prostrate shape.
Description

Catawba grape is the leading grape for American wine and juice. Catawba also makes a very good choice for a table grape and jellies and jams. A medium sized, seedless, coppery red, hybrid grape with a full, sweet flavor. Hardy, vigorous, self-pollinating vine. The grapes ripen about 2 weeks after Concord from late September-October. Plant vines 6-8 feet apart on a strong trellis, fence or arbor. (zones 5 – 8) Can't Ship AK, AZ, ID, NY, OR, WA

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Bloom Time

April-May