Southern Home Muscadine Hybrid Grape Vine (Vitis x ‘Southern Home’)
Southern Home Muscadine Hybrid Grape Vine
Southern Home Grape, Vitis rotundifolia, is such a beautiful plant that you’ll want it just for how it looks growing on your trellis or fence! The finely cut green, Grape leaves make this an airy and romantic vine, like it’s posing for a painter’s still life. But, it is so much more than a pretty face!
These beautiful vines are prolific fruit bearers. You will get cluster after cluster of deep purple-black perfectly round Grapes. The Grapes are firm, not mushy, and they have a nice balance between tart and sweet. They are perfect for eating fresh-out-of-hand or for juice.
These are a Muscadine hybrid, having been crossed between several types of grapes. They are very hardy and are great Grapes for the Deep South and coastal areas because they don’t require a high amount of chill time to set their fruit or achieve their sweet/sour balance. (They were bred out of the University of Florida so you know they’ll handle hot, sultry summers!)
Southern Home Grape is self-pollinating, too, so you don’t have to plant other types of Grapes with it to get a good crop every year.
If you’ve never tried growing Grapes before, here is a good place to start!
|Common name||Southern Home Muscadine Hybrid Grape Vine|
|Botanical name||Vitis x 'Southern Home'|
|Height||8 - 10 ft.|
|Width||4 - 5 ft.|
|Moisture||Water carefully to establish|
|Soil condition||Well drained soils|