You will receive 1 Bare Root plant with a healthy root system.
Marquette is rapidly becoming the most popular northern red grape variety. Typically maturing with high sugar content and moderate acidity, Marquette can produce complex wines with attractive ruby color and pronounced tannins, often with notes of cherry, berry, black pepper, and spice.
Marquette grapes are a variety of red wine grapes that have been gaining popularity in recent years. The deep purple-black color of these grapes make them an attractive and flavorful addition to any vineyard. Marquette grapes are cold-hardy, disease-resistant, and relatively easy to grow, making them an ideal choice for many wine-makers.
Marquette grapes are a hybrid grape created in the USA in 2006. They are a cross between two other popular varieties of red grapes, Frontenac and Baco Noir. These grapes are known for their robust flavor and intense color. The flavor of Marquette grapes has been described as having notes of blackberry, cherry, and a hint of pepper. The grapes have a thick skin, and the juice is full-bodied and tannic.
When planting Marquette grapes, it is important to choose a site with plenty of sun and good air circulation. The soil should be well-drained and have a pH between 6 and 7.5. The vines should be spaced 6-8 feet apart, and the trellis should be made of a sturdy material such as wire or wood. The vines should be pruned to two or three buds in the first year, and then up to five buds in subsequent years.
Marquette grapes are a great choice for wine-makers who want to produce a flavorful and complex red wine. With proper care and attention, these grapes can yield a delicious, high-quality wine that can be enjoyed for years to come.
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 Blue, Black
Primary Use Wine
Wine Color Red
Variety Origin University of Minnesota
Zone Range: 3-12
Growth Habit Semi-Upright
Suggested Distance Between Vines 6 ft, 7 ft, 8 ft
Vine Training System Top Wire Cordon
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