Southern Fox Grape (Vitis rotundifolia) in the Grapes Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
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
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Not suitable for containers


ATP Podcast #15: Edible Wild PlantsATP Podcast #15: Edible Wild Plants
By dave on April 24, 2013

In this episode, Dave and Trish talk about their favorite wild edible plants, the kinds of plants you might come across as you walk through the woods. Many of the plants on this list are sure to surprise you!

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Sep 28, 2011 10:46 AM

Once established, this plant is very difficult to eradicate. It may be considered invasive in some areas.

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