Vitis vinifera 'Purpurea'

Purpleleaf Grape

Deciduous Vine or Climber

This ornamental grape is most prized for its display of fall color when its large leaves shift from dusky green to rich burgundy or deep purple. While it may occasionally bear fruit, it is most grown for its ornamental qualities.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9


Size: 120 - 0 tall x 0 - 0 wide
Shape / Form: Climbing
Foliage Texture: Medium

Features: Attractive Foliage, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Edible, Fall Color

Fall Color: Burgundy / Maroon

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream

Fruit Description: Culinary Value, Purple

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Kitchen Garden
Special Situations: Low Water / No Water

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

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