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Grape, ConcordVitis labrusca 'Concord'

Grape, Concord—Vitis labrusca 'Concord'

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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Zones 5 - 9
Zones 5 - 9

Hardiness Zones: Zones 5 - 9
The Concord Grape can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. (see map below)

Fruit Tree
Fruit Tree

Type of tree:
The Concord Grape falls into the following type(s): Fruit Trees

5' - 6' High
5' - 6' High

Mature Height:
The Concord Grape grows to be 5' - 6' feet in height.

8' - 10' Spread
8' - 10' Spread

Mature Spread:
The Concord 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.

More Info
More Info


The Concord Grape can be expected to grow in the zones shown on this map.

Attributes:
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.

Description:
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 pollinating vine. Grows 5 to 6 Feet (zones 5 – 9). Can't Ship AK, AZ, ID, NY, OR, WA.

Bloom Time:
April-May.