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Scientific Name: Vitis vinifera hybrids and cvs.
Pronunciation: VYE-tiss vin-ih-LIFF-ur-uh
Common Name: grape
Family Name: Vitaceae
Plant Type: Vine or climber
Key ID Features: Large vine; leaves alternate, <20 cm.long, rounded, lobed with palmate venation; tendrils; fruit berry clusters.
Course(s): not used (on campus)


Habit: Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Climbing
Texture: Coarse
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:3 - 4m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe, Garden origin (Mediterranean; most cvs. are hybrids of V. vinifera)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Espalier, Urban agriculture, Wildlife food
Additional Info: Google Images . Wikipedia
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Leaf Morphology:
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Palmate venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Tomentose
Colour in Summer: Green, Dark-green
Colour in Fall: Yellow, Orange, Red, Bronze
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Dentate, Palmately lobed

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Panicle
Flower Morphology:
Number of Petals:5
Colour (petals): Not showy, Green
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

 
Fruit Type: Berry (true)
Fruit Colour: Green, Purple, Red, Dark-red, Black
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Showy

 
Bark Morphology: Exfoliating
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown
Additional Info:Chocolate coloured
  
Organ Modifications: Tendrils


Propagation: Softwood cuttings, Hardwood cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Mold, Scale insects, Mites
 
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