• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing vine to 10 to 20 ft. each year.
    Key Feature:
    Edible Fruit
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous spring flowers followed by summer fruit.
  • Detail
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:5 - 11, 14 - 24
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing vine to 10 to 20 ft. each year.
    Special features:Bird Friendly, Edible, Fall Color
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous spring flowers followed by summer fruit.
    Flower color:Green
    Garden styleMediterranean
    Companion PlantsFig (Ficus); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rose (Rosa)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply and less frequently. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Believed to have originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France, Chardonnay is now one of the most widely planted grape varieties.
    Lore:
    Considered by many to be the most popular of all white wine Grapes, Chardonnay is prized for making premium still and sparkling wines around the world, including Champagne.