Selma Pete Grape

Item #2169.
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USDA ZONES: 6-10 Outdoors
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Selma Pete Grape is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Vitis vinifera

Selma Pete is a very early-ripening white seedless grape, originally from Australia, that is used for producing raisins. Selma Pete grapes can be dried hanging on the vine, and can be harvested by late September as raisins.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
White
Ripens:
August - September
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:
Vines will grow to 12'
Years to Bear:
1
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
N/A
Primary USDA Zone Range:
6 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
150 - 250
Size & Spacing

Vines will grow to 12'

Plant on very sturdy trellis or fence for support

Planting & Care
While grapes tolerate a fairly wide range of soil chemistry and conditions, a pH of 5.5 - 6.5 is generally recommended. Grapes prefer deep, moderately fertile soils and full sun to partial shade. Plant in early Spring or early Fall. Water the soil around the vine at least once a week, and more frequently during dry spells. Mulch to keep the soil moist throughout the fruiting season. Grapes will tolerate warm and humid environments and are xcellent used as an ornamental, for covering summer shade arbors or leafy walls. Grapes require annual pruning for high quality and production. Pruning during Winter is recommended. Grapes are one of the main natural dietary sources of resveratrol, a potent antioxidant. Grape vines are very heavy producers and require support from a substantial trellis.
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