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Merlot Grape

Vitis vinifera 'Merlot'

Pronunciation: Vee-tiss vih-NIFF-er-ah
SKU #06753
7-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A popular table and wine grape that yields abundant clusters of large burgundy-purple fruit in the fall. Bright green foliage turns deep yellow as cool autumn temperatures arrive. Self pollinating; does not require another plant nearby to set fruit. This vigorous, twining vine works well as a screen for arbors or trailing along fences. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous spring flowers.
Mature Size Fast growing vine; grows 10 to 20 ft. each year.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Waterwise, Edible, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
Landscape Use Espalier, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Fig (Ficus); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rose (Rosa)
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.