Flame Seedless Grape
Vitis vinifera 'Flame Seedless'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||Vee-tiss vih-NIFF-er-ah|
|Lore||The grape was a primarily agricultural crop of the Romans who refined the art of wine making by collecting cultivars from its Empire to develop improved vineyard varieties.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing vine; grows 20 to 25 ft. each year.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for fruit and foliage.|
|Design Ideas||On a trellis or arbor, add this grapevine to the hot, sunny garden and enjoy the early-season harvest, as well as the attractive foliage and winter silhouette of trunk and branch. Also works well as a fruit-bearing fence to enclose a kitchen garden.|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Excellent Dessert Grape|
Easily grown in deep, loamy, humus-rich, well-drained soil, but quite adaptable. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with an organic fertilizer from spring to midsummer. Provide sturdy trellis or arbor support. Prune annually to control size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9