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La Crescent Grape

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Description

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The perfect choice for Riesling fans. La Crescent is one of the University of Minnesota’s most popular cold-hardy grapes, with a flavor reminiscent of muscat (likely because it has Muscat Hamburg in its lineage). The fruit has high acidity, and can be used to make off-dry to sweet/dessert and late-harvest wines. Aromas are primarily apricot, peach and citrus. Vines of medium vigor are cold-hardy, disease-resistant and not susceptible to sulfur. Developed by the University of Minnesota and introduced in 2002. Ripens late September to early October. Self-pollinating. ‘MN 1166’ cultivar.

Characteristics

Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Small - Medium
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy, Sandy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.5
Taste Sweet
Texture Juicy
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 4 - 6' tall x 12" wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 6 - 8' apart to ensure room for growth.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow grape vines in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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