Concord grape is the traditional grape to make grape jelly and juice. It is also used as a table grape and for wine. The vines produce large clusters of medium-sized, slipskin, blue-black berries. Flesh is green, pulpy and seeded. Concord grape is self pollinating and ripens in mid-September. A strong, hardy, vine that grows to 5-6 feet. 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 5–9)
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Prefers a deep, acidic (pH 5.0-6.5), well drained, sandy soil, but they tolerate a wide range of soil types except alkaline and wet. Shipped as 1-year-old, #1 bareroot vines 6- 12 inches tall. (zones 5–9)
Chill hours (CU) requirement: 100. (Chill hours are the average hours of air temperature between 32 and 45 degrees F in a typical winter season). For best fruit production, calculate the chill unit (CU) for your growing zone to be sure it aligns with the CU requirement of this tree.
Concord grape is the quality standard for blue-black grapes used for juice, preserves, table, or wine. The vine produces large clusters of medium-sized, glossy, slipskin, blue-black grapes. The flesh is green, pulpy and seeded. Concord grapes ripen in mid-September. A vigorous, hardy, self-fertile vine. Grows 5 to 6 Feet (zones 5–9). Can't Ship AK, AZ, ID, NY, OR, WA.