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Southern Jewel Muscadine

Item #: Southern Jewel Muscadine
Availability: Out of Stock
Price: $7.95

    Southern Jewel Muscadine "Vitis rotundifolia Michx"

    is a muscadine grape cultivar being released by the University of Florida that is a high-yielding, disease–resistant, large black- fruited variety. It has the unique characteristic of producing fruit in bunches of six to 12 berries that strongly adhere to the peduncle

    Berries are oval in shape, becoming reddish, then dark purple/black on ripening and 76% have a dry stem scar.

    It has an excellent taste and a crunchy texture with a palatable skin, making it well-suited for fresh fruit consumption.

    Fruit ripening date varies seasonally but tends to occur in early August, 1 to 2 weeks earlier than other muscadine varieties and 1 week after ‘Delicious’, which is another early-ripening variety.

    Grows in plant zones 7-10

    Self Fertile. Does not need pollinator.

    Available for pickup at the farm 1-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.