Vitis vinifera 'Zinfandel'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Zinfandel is a heat loving wine grape that has thrived in California for over a century. It is popular for its intense fruitiness and lush texture, tasting of bramble and fresh or fermented red berries. If weather conditions permit, the grapes may be late harvested to make dessert wine.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Vigorous growing stems reach 15 to 25 ft. long each year.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous spring flowers, followed by summer fruit.|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Privacy Screen, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Edible, Fall Color, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Fig (Ficus); Blackberry (Rubus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rose (Rosa)|
Best in deep, loamy, well-drained soils but quite adaptable. Shelter from harsh winds. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Reduce frequency once established; supplement in extreme heat. Feed with general purpose fertilizer. Support with arbor or trellis.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10