Full sun, Zone 4
Vitis ‘Emerald Ice”
Pot size #1
This is a great prairie hardy variation that was part of a breeding program in Southern Manitoba. A wine grape that is large in size, bright green in color, and has a high sugar content. These grapes will grow in massive clusters. Great variety to eat fresh off of the vine, process into wines, jam, and jellies. Will be ready to harvest around late September.
Plant in a sunny and warm location. Ensure that the soil is well-drained. Ensure that during planting time that you are utilizing fertilizer and incorporate organic matter, but overfertilizing could result in excessive foliar growth at the expense of the fruit production. A wire trellis will greatly benefit your plant. Grapes will benefit from high temperature and good air circulation. Selection of a site that is south facing. Will get to heights of 6 ft and with a spread of 6 ft.