Turn your garden into a productive and pristine paradise. With the Kay Grape (Vitis x 'Kay'), you can enjoy a delicious glass of homemade white wine while taking in the view of your own personal vineyard. These lovely white grapes are known for putting up with some of the coldest winters and their easy-to-train nature. The Kay Grape is a cultivar of the MN 78 and Golden Muscat.
There's no need to wait long to harvest your Kay Grapes. They are one of the earliest varieties to ripen, often being ready to pick in mid-August. Not only can you fill basket upon baskets with these large grapes, but you will enjoy how culinarily versatile they are. They make a refreshing and bright white wine or you can enjoy yours in a Waldorf salad or sliced in chicken salad. Of course, you can feast on them freshly picked. Canning fanatics love to make tasty preserves with their grape bounty.
This strong and vigorous variety was developed in Wisconsin, where it learned to tolerant temperatures below -40-F! In fact, this grape came to be because of its ability to withstand cold and diseases like downy mildew. Its developer, Elmer Swenson discovered it after becoming sick and not spraying his vines for a while. After his recovery, he found this vine shining forth as a specimen of health.
Kay Grapes are sweet and a true treat. Their flavor is reminiscent of the Concord, but with more tender skin.
Not only do people love them, but pollinators do, too. When your Kay Grapevine blooms in summer with clusters of petite whitish-green flowers, your arbor will come alive with bees, butterflies, and other beneficial pollinators.
Kay Grapes train easily, making them an ideal choice for trellises, pergolas, and arbors. You can trim yours in winter and celebrate its new growth come spring.
Say "O-Kay" to the Kay Grape. If you're looking for a winning grape, look no further. This great grape is ready to make your day. Order yours!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Vitis x 'Kay'|
|Mature Height||15 - 20 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Flower Color||Green, White|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|