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Scuppernong Grapes

Scuppernong grapes.

Scuppernong grapes.

Scuppernong grapes.

Scuppernong grapes.

Scuppernong is a muscadine grape that grows best in the southeast U.S. and warm areas of the West Coast. It is usually a greenish or bronze color and is similar in appearance and texture to a white grape, but rounder and larger and originally called the “big white grape.”

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun (eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 5.8 to 6.5

Hardiness Zones

  • 7 to 10


  • Plant 20 feet apart


  • Keep soil moist throughout the growing season


  • Use for eating fresh, jams & jellies, juice, dessert wine
  • Quarter size, round, bronze-colored fruit
  • Tends to do better in warmer climates

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


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