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Cabernet Sauvignon Grape

Vitis vinifera 'Cabernet Sauvignon'

One of the most widely recognized varieties, producing big clusters of tasty dark red grapes and superior wine. Cold hardy and disease resistant and easy to grow. The thick-skinned fruit is borne on twining stems, and resistant to rot and frost. Use to cover an arbor, arch a walkway, or shade a terrace.
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Full sun

Regular water - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityVigorous grower to 10 to 20 ft. each year.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous spring blooms, followed by summer fruit.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseEspalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsRegular water - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsFig (Ficus); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rose (Rosa)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply, less frequently. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

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