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Catawba Grape

Sweet, spicy flavor

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 15 - 20 feet
  • Zone: 4-7
  • Flowering Date: Blooms in June. Harvest in late summer to fall
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Catawba Grape

Description
This spicy-flavored, slipskin grape forms medium-sized, round, purplish-red fruits that grow vigorously along trailing vines. Prior to the introduction of Concord, Catawba Grape was the most popular grape cultivated in the U.S. and was prominently used for wine production in the mid 19th century. Grapes develop in medium to large, well-formed clusters. Capitalize on the distinct flavor of Catawba by crafting your own Rosé and sparkling wine, juices and jellies! Catawba Grape ships established in its own 1 gallon pot. Vitis Iabrusca 'Catawba'
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameVitis 'Catawba'
  • Ships As1 GALLON POT
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK CA GU HI ID OR PR WA
  • Spread8 - 15 feet
  • Spacing6 - 8 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-7
  • Flowering DateBlooms in June. Harvest in late summer to fall
  • Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Set the crown at soil level, firm soil and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareA winter mulch is advantageous in colder climates.
  • Flower Color:green
  • Flower FormSmall, 5 petaled, held in narrow panicles. Not ornamental.
  • Foliage TypeBold-textured, oval-cordate, deep gren leaves, 4-6" long
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, humus enriched soil.
  • PruningPrune in winter for best fruit production. Follow instructions in the planting guide. Winter, when plant is dormant but before the temperatures become too cold.
  • Unique CharactersticsA showy, edible plant. Attracts birds but is deer and rabbit resistant. Grapes of this species are noted for having slipskins (skin easily slips off when a grape is squeezed) and a foxy smell and flavor. (Missouris Botanical Gardens)
  • Shipped1 GALLON POT
  • Height/Habit15 - 20 feet
  • Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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