Frontenac Grape - Vitis 'Frontenac'

Frontenac is a wine grape derived from the grape breeding program at the University of Minnesota. This vine has borne a full crop after temperatures as low as -36ºC/-33ºF when properly cared for. It's very disease resistant, with near-immunity to downy mildew. Frontenac is a consistently heavy producer, with small, black berries in medium to large cluster.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Trailing
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Dry Areas
Edible
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Climbing
Trailing
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Prefers a warm area with good air movement to minimize mildews. Water regularly as needed. Feed with all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Thin old growth and fruit stems from the previous year in early spring and train new growth along a trellis system or arbor. 

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