Valiant Blue Table Grape
Developed by South Dakota State University, Valiant Blue Table Grape was bred specifically for northern regions and is hardy to USDA zone 3 (-50° F)! Fruits have a delicious tangy flavor and can be eaten fresh, or used to make jam, jelly, or wine. Grapes are seeded, but don’t let that deter you from eating them fresh, seeds and all – grape seeds are good for you!
Latin Name: Vitis labrusca
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 -50° F!
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in width on fence, trellis, arbor or other support.
Fruit Skin: Blue
Ripening Time: Late-August
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
USDA Zone: 3-8