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Concord Grapes

Concord grapes

Concord grapes

Concord grapes

Concord grapes

This variety was first bred in Concord, Massachusetts, in the 19th century and is considered America’s favorite grape. Concord grapes are easy for the beginning grower because they are heat tolerant, vigorous, hardy and disease resistant.  This variety is perfect for making full-bodied juice, jams, jellies and wine.

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun (eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 5.5 to 6.5

Hardiness Zones

  • 5 to 9


  • Plant 10 to 12 feet apart


  • Keep soil moist throughout the growing season


  • Use for juice, jams, jellies, wine
  • Purple seeded fruit
  • Heat tolerant, very vigorous, hardy and disease resistant

Do you grow Concord grapes? If so, please tell us your top tips for ensuring a delicious harvest.


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