COMMON SYNONYM: Vitis vinifera ‘Purpurea’
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:
VIGOR: Hardy to -10F
HARVEST TIMING: September
Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu
OTHER INFORMATION: White leaves in spring turn to different shades of purple when clusters of its grapes ripen in the fall. The Claret grape is great for fresh eating, making jam, juice or Claret wine. Usually takes 2-3 years to bear fruit. Drought resistant once the grape is established, and a good climbing plant.