Vitis vinifera 'Chardonnay'
Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
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|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing vine to 10 to 20 ft. each year.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous spring blooms, followed by summer fruit.|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Edible, Fall Color, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Fig (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 and 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