Merlot FPS CL181 Grafted – 1103P


118 in stock


Grafted Clone FPS CL181 on the 1103P rootstock. This grafted combination increases performance on shallow fertile soils. Top performer selected for warm climate production. Produces large clusters of 21mm berries.  Juice is of premium quality. A proven source for deep, rich, red table wines. Notes of blackberries, baked cherries, chocolate, cassis, and a lilting floral bouquet. Pairs well with sirloin, grilled pork, or chocolate desserts.

Color: Black
Primary Use: Wine
USDA Winter Hardiness: Zone 7
Harvest Season: Late Season
Growth Habit: Upright
Vigor: Moderate
Sugg. Distance Between Vines: 4 – 6 ft.

Disease Issues
Black Rot: Moderately susceptible or sensitive
Downy Mildew: Highly susceptible or sensitive
Powdery Mildew: Highly susceptible or sensitive
Botrytis: Highly susceptible or sensitive

Additional information

Weight 1.6 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in

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