Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in a Minute

Muscadine grapes

June 26, 2020
Muscadine Grapes

Muscadine grapes are easy to grow in your Florida garden. Learn why you should plant them.

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Muscadine grapes are tasty native plants that can be grown easily in most of Florida.

Muscadines are harvested as single berries instead of in bunches and have thicker-skinned fruit than bunch-type grapes. They have very few insect or disease problems.

These grapes are adapted to Florida’s sandy soils, and container-grown plants can be planted at anytime.

Muscadine grapes are a vining crop that will need a support, such as a trellis or arbor.

Your grapes will mature in August or early September and should be picked from the vine and stored in a cool place if not used right away.

Use your delicious Florida grapes in jellies, jams, or make some great wine!

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