Reliable and productive, Reliance produces abundant clusters of large, incredibly sweet, seedless grapes. Delicious, aromatic, pinkish-red Reliance fruit is great for fresh eating and juice.
One of the world’s most popular and oldest cultivated fruits, Reliance grapes have been grown for over 5000 years. Grapevines bring lush beauty to you landscape and are easy to grow on an arbor, fence or trellis. Grapes like half day to full sun and well-drained soil. They are self-fertile, drought resistant, and are usually not bothered by pest are disease. Grapes often begin bearing 2 years after planting.
Latin Name: Vitis spp.
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 10° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in width on fence, trellis, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Reliance is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: 4-9, 14-23
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34, 39