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Muscadine Facts

The binomial name for Muscadine is Vitis rotundifolia. Almost all Grapes in the world come from cultivars of Vitis vinifera, or Common Grape vine, native to the Mediterranean and Central Asia. Relatively minor amounts of Grapes come from American and Asian species including Vitis rotundifolia, and also Vitis labrusca, or Fox Grape, that includes the famous Concord Grape cultivar, Vitis riparia, the wild Riverbank Grape or Frost Grape, native to the Eastern U.S. and up to Quebec, and Vitis amurensis, the Amur Grape, the most important Asian species.

Muscadine Farms

It may be possible to find any muscadine farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Muscadine Stories

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Mountain views, tastings & more will be uncorked at 2018 National Muscadine Festival this weekend
Madisonville — Mountain views, muscadines and sweet wine can be enjoyed this weekend in Monroe County. The 2018 National Muscadine Festival will take place on the grounds of the picturesque Tsali Notch Vineyards the last full weekend in September, ... [ story ]

Newer varieties of muscadine should be planted with wild vine transplants
Answer: Muscadine grapes are native to the Southern states and can be found growing along the coastal plains and in the Piedmont. Most likely, a bird planted the vine you have discovered growing in the wild. Yes, you can transplant the vine, although ... Winston-Salem Journal [ story ]

Photo - Carl Hunter - USDA NRCS Central National Technical Center - Fort Worth, Texas

Other Species

Amur Grape
Common Grape
Fox Grape
Riverbank Grape

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