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Frontenac Blanc Grape Vine - 1 Bare Root Live Plant - Preorder Ships in March

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PREORDER - Ships in March 2023
You will receive 1 Bare Root plant with a healthy root system.

Frontenac Blanc is a white-fruited mutation of Frontenac. The variety is relatively new, early wine evaluation suggests it will produce wines distinctly different from Frontenac Gris.

Frontenac Blanc grapes are a unique variety of white wine grapes that were developed in the 1990s by the University of Minnesota. This variety offers a unique flavor and aroma, making it a favorite among winemakers. It is a hardy variety that is able to survive and thrive in colder climates.

Frontenac Blanc grapes are best grown in full sun, although they can tolerate some shade. They are very hardy and can survive temperatures as low as -20°F. These grapes need well-draining soil with a neutral pH level and plenty of organic matter. It is important to water the vines regularly and deeply, as Frontenac Blanc grapes are shallow-rooted.

When planting Frontenac Blanc grapevines, it is important to give them plenty of room to grow. Planting in rows spaced eight feet apart will give the vines enough room to spread out. It is also important to support the vines with posts or trellises to ensure that the fruit does not get too heavy.

In order to get the best results, pruning should be done in late winter or early spring. Cut off any dead or diseased canes and remove any suckers that are growing from the base of the vine. Also, be sure to thin out any overcrowded clusters of grapes so that the vines can focus their energy on producing larger, higher quality fruit.

Frontenac Blanc grapes are a unique variety of white wine grapes that can be used to make delicious wines. If planted and cared for properly, they can produce a high quality yield of grapes. With the right soil, sunlight, and pruning, these grapes can be a successful addition to your vineyard.

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 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 University of Minnesota
Zone Range: 3-12
Growth Habit Semi-Trailing
Suggested Distance Between Vines 8 ft
Vine Training System Top Wire Cordon

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