Florida Hill Nursery is your online tropical plant source for Muscadine Vitus grape vine plants. We have assembled a wide variety of Muscadine Scuppernog (Muscadinia Vitus rotundifolia) grape vine plants for you to choose from. Please look around and make yourself at home. Be sure to check out our Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer before you go.
Soil requirements and planting instructions
First, Mix together the following:
- 30 percent potting soil
- 20 percent peat moss
- 40 percent compost
- 10 percent shredded sphagnum moss and a handful of perlite
Then, place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your grape. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0
Muscadines grow best in fertile sandy loam and alluvial soils. They grow wild in well-drained bottom lands that are not subject to extended drought or waterlogging.
They are also resistant to pests and diseases, including Pierce’s disease, which can destroy other grape species. Muscadine is one of the grape species most resistant to phylloexa, an insect that can kill roots of grape vines.
If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between watering. Do not over water any members of the Muscadinia rotundifolia family.
This medium feeder every three weeks during the warmer months with a one half-strength fertilizer with a balanced N-P-K ratio or 20-20-20.
When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright direct light. Additionally, plants will produce small non fragrant flowers.