Hardiness Zone 5

  1. 101-14

    Standard rootstock in Eastern US. Vigorous mostly sterile female variety with attractive leaves and shoots. Used for decorative arbors where fruit is not wanted, does well on clay soils...
  2. 1103P

    1103P rootstock provides high scion vigor and is tolerant of high alkalinity (high pH soils), high salinity (salt content), and cotton root rot (generally an issue in high pH soils). It is poor at taking up potassi...
  3. 3309 (Couderc 3309)

    Couderc 3309 is a standard rootstock in the eastern United States. It is a vigorous male sterile variety with attractive leaves and shoots. Great for decorative arbors where fruit is not wanted.
  4. Alpenglow

    Alpenglow produces light red berries, only turning color when exposed to sunlight. This Swenson selection makes a light, neutral wine with very low acid and sugar. Suitable as a blending component for varieties with...
  5. Alwood

    Alwood is similar in appearance to Concord with larger berries and a pronounced labrusca aroma. Vines are very productive, have above average disease resistance and grow well in a variety of soils.
  6. America

    America is described in The Grapes of New York (Hedrick, 1907) as being one of the best native grapes for a dark wine and to make a very good port, lacking the foxy taste of Concord and Niagara. It is a PD resistan...
  7. Aromella

    Aromella is a recent Cornell release capable of making a top ranked floral to muscat wine. Own-rooted vines have been highly productive and highly vigorous with large, loose clusters. Some fruit shelling has been ob...
  8. Aurore

    Grown primarily in the cooler regions of the US with very early ripening and good winter hardiness, Aurore is a white to pink variety that is vigorous and ripens about a month before Concord. Aurore is often used as...
  9. Beta

    Beta is extremely hardy with good resistance to most diseases. Once the most widely grown grape in Minnesota where it is popular for its hardiness and juice and jelly quality.
  10. Black Spanish - Grafted

    Black Spanish is an older variety that is tolerant to Pierce’s disease (it can carry the disease and thus be a source of infection if insect vectors are present with no reduction in yield, but Black Spanish vines...
  11. Blanc du Bois - Grafted

    Blanc du Bois is a Pierce's disease tolerant cultivar with very good wine quality potential. Grown successfully where temperatures do not drop below +10F (USDA hardiness zone 8). Grown in coastal areas in the southe...
  12. Bluebell

    Bluebell resembles Concord in size and color but matures earlier and is more cold hardy than Concord.
  13. Buffalo

    Buffalo is vigorous and productive, producing medium-sized blue slipskin grapes. Buffalo is recognized as the finest flavored early blue grape, with a marvelous aroma.
  14. Canadice

    Canadice produces compact clusters with medium size, pink to light red seedless berries. A slipskin variety with tender and edible skin with a distinct but not overpoweringly labrusca flavor.
  15. Catawba

    Widely grown in Ohio and Central NY as early as the mid 19th century and widely used for sparkling wine, Catawba was the most popular grape cultivated in the US prior to the introduction of Concord, and was the majo...
  16. Cayuga White

    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 s...
  17. Cayuga White - Grafted

    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 s...
  18. Chardonel - Grafted

    Chardonel is a productive, late-ripening white wine grape with improved winter hardiness over its Chardonnay parent. Can produce an excellent white wine when fruit is mature. Like Chardonnay, wines can be fermented...
  19. Concord

    Concord is the most famous American grape, described by Horace Greeley as "the grape for the millions" with vigorous, hardy and productive vines that produce medium-sized clusters bearing large blue-black berries. C...
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