Vitis - 'Higgins' - Muscadine Grape

Vitis - 'Higgins' - Muscadine Grape

  • $26.00


Vitis - 'Higgins' - Muscadine Grape

Description

This auction is for one (1) Vitis - 'Higgins'- Muscadine Grape starter plant.

'Higgins' is a muscadine grape cultivar female plant. A heavy producer of large cream to bronze colored berries, Higgins can grow to 30' if left unprunned. A product of the University of Georgia breeding program, Higgins fruit is delicious eaten fresh. Fruit is 17% sugar and ripens early to mid September.  Sometimes called Scuppernongs or fox grapes. These spicy-sweet, thick-skinned grapes are an old Southern favorite and can still be found growing wild throughout the lower South.

These 5"+ plants come in 2.5" x 2.5" x 3.5" deep pots.

Cultivation

Self-fertile, Higgins will do best in full sun with soil ph of 5.8 - 6.2, soil conditions moist, but well drained. Hardiness zones 7-10. Check your zone here: U.S. Hardiness Zone Map