Venus Seedless Black Grape

Vitis labrusca 'Venus'

This hardy, vigorous vine produces medium sized, sweet, seedless blue-black grapes that have a hint of muscat. Thinning of the vine may be needed to keep up fruit quality. An excellent grape to eat fresh!
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5 - 8

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical PronunciationVEE-tiss luh-BRUS-kuh
Average Size at MaturityVigorous grower to 15 to 20 ft. each year.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous flowers in spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseEspalier
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEdible, Showy Fruit, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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