Pinot Noir Grape
Pinot Noir Grape
Vitis vinifera 'Pinot Noir'Item #6754 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 10
Pinot Noir grapes, chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France, perform well in cooler regions. Tightly clustered dark purple fruit is widely considered to produce some of the finest wines in the world. Requires warm days and cool nights for optimum growth.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme neat.Average Landscape Size:Vigorous grower to 10 to 20 ft. each year.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:VI-tisPlant type:Vine - Requires SupportDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:3, 6 - 24Growth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Vigorous grower to 10 to 20 ft. each year.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Inconspicuous spring blooms, followed by summer fruit.Flower color:GreenGarden styleMediterraneanCompanion PlantsFig (Ficus); Raspberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rose (Rosa)
- CareCare InformationFollow 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.Pruning time: winter or early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme neat.
- History & LoreLore:The name Pinot Noir is derived from the French words for "pine" and "Black" alluding to the varietals' tightly clustered dark purple pine cone shaped bunches of fruit.