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Vitis riparia

Riparian Grapevine

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Vitis riparia (Riparian Grapevine)

A strong climber which can have over six feet of annual growth. Insignificant, fragrant flowers in June. Large leaves turn yellow in autumn. An undemanding, drought tolerant and fully hardy species. Recommended for covering tall fences and various supports as well as concealing unsightly buildings. It can suppress the growth of other plants.

Additional Information:


Height
-36 Feet

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Spread
- Inches

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

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Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FAC

Root

Fibrous

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
Average

Special Features

Good Berries

Sun Exposure

Full Sun
Medium Sun/Average Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Food/Small Animals
Cover
Food/Birds