Grape - Steuben 2 year old vine

$19.95

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Very large, perfectly formed, long, tapering clusters of dark purplish black slipskin grapes with delicious, tender, sweet flesh. Although its distinctive, rich spicy flavour is different than Buffalo, it is equally superb in quality and likewise easy to grow and care for with excellent disease resistance. The hardy, vigorous vines are extremely productive, so it will benefit from cluster thinning. One of the best, versatile varieties, Steuben is a favourite for fresh eating, can be kept in storage until Christmas and makes an excellent red wine.

SELF-FERTILE | ZONE 3/4 | HARVEST: MID SEPT.

Zone
Harvest
Rootstocks
G41 Dwarf
(2.5-3.1m/8-10ft)
G935 Small Semi-Dwarf
(3.25-4m/10-13ft)
G969 Small Semi-Dwarf
(3.25-4m/10-14ft)
G30 Semi-Dwarf
(3.6-5m/12-16ft)
G890 Semi-Dwarf
(3.6-5m/13-16ft)
Pollenator definitions
Some trees and many berry plants are SELF-FERTILE ̶means the insect pollinators or even the wind can pollinate the blossoms without the need of a second tree.
NEEDS A POLLENIZER ̶ means another tree of the same type or kind but a different variety must be blooming nearby at the same time.
EXAMPLE A Liberty apple and a Wealthy apple can cross-pollinate. Two trees of the same variety ie: ̶ 2 Wealthy apples, cannot cross pollinate because they are genetically identical.
Other trees are marked as SEMI-FERTILE. These will set fruit without a second tree. However they will often bear more, and sometimes larger fruit if another variety of the same kind of tree is nearby.
You can select 2 different trees of the same kind marked as NEEDS A POLLENIZER or plant one of those along with one SELF-FERTILE or one SEMI-FERTILE. Also consider ripening times ̶ a Goldrush apple might not start blooming before a Pristine is finished.
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