Mars Grapes Are Prolific Growers & Produce A High Yield
The Purple Mars Grape Vine is a wonderful addition for home gardeners & one of the most disease resistant grape varieties on the market!
Gorgeous deep blue grapes that have a high yield and growth rate are produced in medium sized clusters. They are known as table grapes and very similar to the concord grape variety.
The Mars seedless grape vine fruit has a very sweet flavor perfect for eating fresh, making wine, jams and jellies, or grape juice! This variety of grape is a slipskin variety meaning it has a tough skin that easily separates from the juicy flesh.
Mars Grapes Growing
Mars seedless grape vines are easy to grow and produce delicious purple or dark blue grapes. Mars seedless grape plants can grow in many different soil types as long as they’re planted in well-draining soil. You can also grow a Mars seedless grape plant on an arbor or trellis to provide support while actively growing. They prefer to grow in full sun for at least 6-8 hours a day for best fruit production and require good air circulation for healthy growth and rot prevention.
The Mars grape variety takes 2-4 years to bear fruit. Grow this self pollinating grape across the United States in USDA zones 5-8, it's among the most cold hardy of the blue seedless grape varieties. It also tolerates hot environments in the South. Growing Mars grapes can reach up to 6-8 feet tall and wide at maturity.
Be sure to water well the first year of planting to help establish a strong root system. Mars grapes will need lots of water, especially during hot summer dry spells when the fruit is being produced.
Learn more on how to grow grapes in the home landscape.
Mars Grapes Taste & Flavor
A Mars grape vine is perfect for growing delicious bunches of Mars grapes. Mars seedless grapes taste very juicy and sweet like candy in flavor. They have dark purple or blue skin and are similar to Concord grapes, but more pest-resistant.
How To Prune Mars Seedless Grapes
The best time to prune a Mars grape vine is when the plant is dormant in the winter. Since the Mars grape variety is seedless, it's best to use a spur pruning method to cut back the fruiting vines. Be sure to leave 3 to 5 nodes on each for healthy growth and fruit production.
Mars Grape Leaves Look Rusty
If your Mars grape leaves start to develop an unnatural brown look to that that seems like rust, it may be the case that the leaf has a fungal infection called Phakopsora Euvitis. This fungus affects the leaves of grapevines but can also spread to the stems and fruit causing black rot and damage to your grape crop.
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