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Vitis 'Catawba' (Grape Vine)

Catawba Grape


A leading grape for American wines and champagnes, Vitis 'Catawba' is a vigorous labrusca grape variety boasting ample sized clusters of copper-red, seedless grapes in early fall. Firm and sweet, the grapes are juicy, with a musky flavor and equally perfect for table grape, jams and jellies. A deciduous shrub with large, three-lobed green leaves, 'Catawba' is self-pollinating, disease resistant, productive and hardy. Easy to grow, Grape vines not only reward you with large crops of delicious fruits, they are also very decorative, providing a handsome leafy cover that clothes arbors, fences or trellises beautifully.

  • Grows up to 15-20 ft. tall (450-600 cm) and 8-15 ft. wide (240-450 cm).
  • Thrives in full sun in well-drained soils. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, including sand or clay, but good drainage is essential. Best sited in a location sheltered from winter winds (preferably a sunny south-facing slope) and well removed from frost pockets. Needs good air circulation.
  • Grape vines require sturdy support for their twining stems such as pergolas, walls or fences. Perfect in cottage gardens or Mediterranean gardens.
  • May be affected by powdery mildew and botrytis

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 7
Heat Zones 6 – 9
Plant Type Fruit, Shrubs
Plant Family Vitis - Grape Vines
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 15' – 20' (4.5m – 6m)
Spread 8' – 15' (240cm – 4.5m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low, Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 7
Heat Zones 6 – 9
Plant Type Fruit, Shrubs
Plant Family Vitis - Grape Vines
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 15' – 20' (4.5m – 6m)
Spread 8' – 15' (240cm – 4.5m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low, Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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