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Vitis 'Walker Ridge'

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Species Name: Vitis californica 'Walker Ridge'
Common Name: Walker Ridge Wild Grape

A more modest size than the species, 'Walker Ridge' fits nicely in small spaces, growing only 6 to 10 feet long. Grey-green leaves appear in spring and summer and turn shades of yellow and orange in fall. Fruits are edible (but are toxic to dogs).

Plant Family: Vitaceae
Plant Type: Vine
Height by Width: 6-10' long
Growth Habit: Climbing vine
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to regular
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Endangered?:
Distribution:
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden by Nevin Smith

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References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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