Grape – Merlot
Vitis vinifera ‘Merlot’
Easy to look after and hardy- just need a strong support. Vigorous deciduous climbing vine suitable for growing in almost all of Perth. Can be grown on a sturdy fence or over a pergola. Fruiting is improved with annual pruning. Prefers full sun.
“Merlot” is a popular wine grape.
Skin: Blue-black, thinner skin than Cabernet Sauvignon
Fruit Maturity: Mid-season.
Pollination: Self fertile.