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Shrubs, Grasses and Flowers

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Muscadine Grape (10 of 12)

Vines can be self-fertile (with perfect flowers) or female (requiring a perfect-flowering companion)
Plant in full sun on a trellis with a minimum of 20 feet per plant
Plant in rich organic soil that is well-drained; prune while dormant in winter
Length: 60-100 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 7-9:
Zone 7: Plant in early spring or fall; plant in full sun; prune while dormant in the winter; fertilize in early spring; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in early spring or fall; plant in full sun; prune while dormant in the winter; fertilize in early spring; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in early spring or fall; plant in full sun; prune while dormant in the winter; fertilize in early spring; mulch in fall.

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