The Delicious Grape is a Muscadine Grape Cultivar developed and released by the University of Florida. Delicious Grapes are black when ripe and they bloom and make fruit earlier than other Muscadine Grapes. The vigorous vines deliver high yields and are resistant to many diseases. The fruit is, as the name suggests, excellent tasting has a fine juicy texture and thin edible skin. The adaptable Delicious Grape Vines grow best in the ground within USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7 to 9 and are cold hardy down to -5ºF.
Delicious Grape Vines perform at their peak in full sun and growing up on a trellis, arbor, or fence. Delicious Grape Vines can also grow over other structures such as a garden shed or carport. The Delicious Grape is self-fertile and a single plant can produce large numbers of its sweet, juicy grapes each season. Delicious Grape Vines can grow healthy crops in their first or second year in the ground, and the plants are easy to maintain and harvest. Add a Delicious Grape Vine to your edible landscape, and enjoy fresh grapes, grape jelly, grape juice, and even wine.