You will receive 1 Bare Root plant with a healthy root system.
Cayuga White is one of the most productive and disease resistant varieties grown in New York and was Cornell University's first variety released specifically for winemaking. This versatile grape can be made into a semi-dry to sweet wine and is often blended with other white hybrids such as Seyval and Vidal. Winemakers often prefer Cayuga White to be harvested at relatively low (17°-18° brix) as riper fruit can begin to develop undesirable native characteristics.
Cayuga White grapes are a highly prized variety of grape known for its sweet, crisp flavor and long-lasting shelf life. This variety of grape is a hybrid of the popular Vitis vinifera and Vitis labrusca. It is a white-fruited variety with a mild, sweet taste that has a hint of pineapple and honey. The berries are small but have a great deal of flavor and a nice crunch.
Cayuga White grapes have become increasingly popular over the last few years, with both professional and amateur vintners, as well as home growers, enjoying the sweet, juicy flavor of the grapes. The grapes are also very hardy and can withstand cold temperatures and drought, making them an ideal choice for growers in colder climates.
Planting Instructions for Cayuga White Grapes
If you are looking to grow Cayuga White grapes, there are a few important considerations to take into account.
1. Choose a sunny spot in your yard that gets at least 8 hours of direct sunlight per day.
2. Prepare the soil by loosening it to a depth of at least 12 inches.
3. Plant the grapevines 6-10 feet apart, depending on the variety.
4. Water the plants regularly, making sure to keep the soil moist but not soggy.
5. Fertilize the plants with a balanced fertilizer once or twice a year.
6. Prune the vines regularly to ensure healthy growth and fruit production.
7. Harvest the grapes when they are ripe, usually in late summer or early fall.
By following these simple guidelines, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of sweet, juicy Cayuga White grapes each year. With proper care and attention, these grapes can produce a delicious crop for many years to come.
Grape Color White
Primary Use Wine
Wine Color White
Variety Origin Cornell University
Zone Range: 5-9
Growth Habit Semi-Trailing
Suggested Distance Between Vines 6 ft, 7 ft, 8 ft
Vine Training System Mid Wire Cordon
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