Vitis shuttleworthii

Calusa grape

vitaceae

wildlife plant  

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Plant Specifics

Form: vine
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      green
Noted for: Showy fruits, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Grown by enthusiasts.
Considerations: High climbing woody vine.
Propagation: Can be grown from de-pulped seed, and from cuttings with difficulty.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Animals eat the berries.
Native Habitats: Moist forests and pinelands. Moist, well-drained sandy or limestone soils, with humusy top layer.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11

Other Comments:

Edible.