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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden
  • Lower Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    This southern grape must be harshly pruned to keep it in check and producing vigorously. They are best used as table grapes, or for jams and jellies. If left unattended, it will rapidly take over your garden.

    Latin Name

    Vitis rotundifolia


    Family

    Vitaceae


    Type of Plant

    Fruit
    Vine

    Seasons

    Fall

    Specifications

    Max Height: 100'
    Max Spread: 100'

    Uses

  • Edible

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Dry Soil
  • Erosion

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Birds

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southeastern and southcentral United States


    History

    Throughout his lifetime, Washington experimented with a large variety of grape plants from different regions.


    Bring Washington's Garden Home

    Purchase our historic seeds, collected from plants grown at Mount Vernon and plant them in your own garden.

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