Recommended with Delicious Muscadine Grape Vine
- Product Description
- Planting & Care
- Shipping Info
Released in 2009 by the University of Florida, Delicious is a large oval shaped grape that turns dark purple/black when ripe. Primarily a fresh eating grape, early trials have shown it to be as good as Carlos for wine making. Heavy producer. Fruit ripens in early August.
|Container Plant||Container Friendly|
|Growing Zone||7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A|
Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.
Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.
Fruitscaping™ with Grape Vines
Dive into the delightful world of Fruitscaping™ with our Grape Vines. Renowned for their versatility, grape vines are a fantastic choice for any gardener looking to transform their landscape into a bountiful haven.
Grape vines thrive best in deep, well-drained soils, but they’re wonderfully adaptable to various soil types. They prefer a slightly acidic to neutral pH, and appreciate soils enriched with organic matter. Consider a layer of compost or well-rotted manure as mulch to enhance soil fertility, preserve moisture, and suppress weed growth.
Grapes are a classic fruit of abundance, providing generous clusters of delicious, juicy berries. Depending on the variety, you can enjoy sweet table grapes straight from the vine, or explore the art of winemaking. Additionally, grapes can be dried to create raisins, or used in baking and preserves.
Grape vines also offer impressive visual appeal. With their robust, vining growth habit, they can be trained on fences, trellises, or pergolas, creating a vibrant green canopy in the warmer months. In the fall, the leaves turn a medley of colors, adding a touch of autumn charm to your garden.
Consider pairing your grape vines with other fruiting plants like fig trees, blueberries, or blackberries for a dynamic, edible landscape. Grape vines are resilient and, with proper care, can resist many common pests and diseases, making them a rewarding choice for gardeners of all levels.
Embark on the fulfilling journey of Fruitscaping™ with Grape Vines. From planting and training your vines, to harvesting your own homegrown grapes, it’s an experience that’s as enriching as the fruits themselves.
You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.
Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally: Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.
Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.
The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door: We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!
Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.