Vitis vinifera 'Merlot'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||Vee-tiss vih-NIFF-er-ah|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing vine; grows 10 to 20 ft. each year.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous spring blooms, followed by fall fruit.|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Sustainable|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Fig (Ficus); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rose (Rosa)|
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: 7-10