Vitis labrusca Isabella - Strawberry Grape (light blue)


  • Vitis labrusca Isabella, also known as the Fragolino is a cross between the Vitis labrusca Concord (the coldest tolerant grapevine and the Vitis vinifera.

  • It is the fast growing, famous strawberry tasting grape which when ripened, the skin is a dark purple and has yellow-green flesh. The vine originates from Eastern North-America.

  • During the summer from May-June it produces lovely pink new shoots and small yellow flowers that are sweetly scented.

  • When the climber is placed in a hot position against a South facing wall and receives the appropriate growing conditions, large bunches of blue-black grapes are produced. They can be as thick as 2cm, seedless and have a musky aroma but taste sweet, used to make wine.

  • It is a fully hardy plant that is resistant to temperatures as low as -20c.



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