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Vitis californica

California Grape

Grape

Comments

A vigorous, strong growing vine covered in broad, bright green leaves; subtle flowers in spring are followed by small, edible berries in summer, excellent for jellies or juice; use as a screen for arbors or winding along fences; cut back yearly in winter

Description

A vigorous, strong growing vine covered in broad, bright green leaves; subtle flowers in spring are followed by small, edible berries in summer, excellent for jellies or juice; use as a screen for arbors or winding along fences; cut back yearly in winter

Landscape Attributes

Planting & Growing

California Grape will grow to be about 30 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. As a climbing vine, it should be planted next to a fence, trellis or other rigid structure where it can be trained to grow upwards on it. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years. This is a dioecious species, meaning that individual plants are either male or female. Only the females will produce fruit, and a male variety of the same species is required nearby as a pollinator.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

30 feet

3 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

orange

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