General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 60-100 feet
Plant Spread: 60-100 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Blue
White
Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Leaves
Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Layering
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Common names
  • Muscadine
  • Southern Fox Grape
  • Scuppernong
  • Muscadine Grape
  • Bullace

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Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2013-08-23
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2013-08-23
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: 2014-06-28
Location: Aberdeen, NC (South Poplar)
Date: May 15, 2023
Muscadine grape # 445; RAB p. 695, 120-2-1; LHB p. 650, 120-1-10;
Location: Aberdeen, NC (South Poplar)
Date: May 15, 2023
Muscadine grape # 445; RAB p. 695, 120-2-1; LHB p. 650, 120-1-10;
Location: Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center - Apollo Beach, Florida

Date: c. 1908
photo from Hedrick's 'Grapes of New York', 1908
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: October 17, 2011
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2013-08-23
Location: Aberdeen, NC (South Poplar)
Date: May 15, 2023
Muscadine grape # 445; RAB p. 695, 120-2-1; LHB p. 650, 120-1-10;
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: Sep 26, 2011 1:21 PM
Dew-covered leaf
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-09-11
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-05-08
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-05-08
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: October 17, 2011
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: 2013-05-29
Can be very aggressive once established
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2013-07-27
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: Sep 26, 2011 1:20 PM
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-09-11
Fruit growing on an old vine about 40 feet up an oak tree
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Alexandria, VA
Date: July 
Plant spontaneously grew on an azalea bush, and I guided it to th
Comments:
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Sep 28, 2011 10:46 AM concerning plant:
    Once established, this plant is very difficult to eradicate. It may be considered invasive in some areas.
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