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Scientific Name: Vitis vinifera (incl. hybrids)
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; 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
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
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-like, Thyrse
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:0
Ovary Position:Superior
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: Anthracnose, Beetles or weevils, Caterpillar or cutworm, Galls, Heteroptera - true bugs, Mealybugs, Mildew, Mites, Mold, Scale insects,
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