Amur is native throughout the forests of the far eastern parts of Russia and China, this is one of the hardiest species of grape and can be grown and enjoyed by gardeners in even the coldest parts of the U.S. Amur Grape is prized for its large, deeply lobed foliage that turns a beautiful, deep crimson and purple in the fall. Amur Grape bears good crops of nutritious, tart, dark blue grapes that make tasty juice.
Latin Name: Vitis amurensis
Site and Soil: Grapes like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil. Grapes are drought resistant once they are established.
Pollination Requirements: This Grape is self-fertile.
Hardiness:This grape is hardy to minus 40 F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in width on fence, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 20-30 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: This Grape does not suffer from significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 2
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed