Grape - Chambourcin

Vitis vinifera

Chambourcin Grape Vines Growing in Australian Backyards YouTube Video

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A hybrid wine grape that is well suited to coastal climates. The black fruit is medium to large with excellent tolerance to Downey Mildew. Good table variety for backyards in humid climates, heavy cropper of rich flavoursome grapes when left to fully ripen on vines.

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Specifications of Grape - Chambourcin

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)Learn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas QLD, SA, WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Alkaline (7.4-8.0)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

Grape - Chambourcin Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 4w ago

FASSIFERN, New South Wales, Australia

Grape - Chambourcin

I bought 3 varieties around 12 months ago. This variety has been the fastest growing and healthiest of the 3. I'm going to take cuttings and grow a bunch more

★★★★★ 1y ago

Wollongbar, NSW, Australia

Grape - Chambourcin

I planted this grape a little over 2 years ago and it is now a fabulous bearer with large bunches and sweet berries. It has served us and our neighbours well. Needs pretty heavy protection as the birds, like us, find the berries totally irresistable!

Anthony C
2y ago

Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Grape - Chambourcin

I used to work at a boutique winery on the South Coast of NSW. Chambourcin is really the only grape that does well in our humid maritime climate. The wine made from Chambourcin is excellent, and the grapes are delicious on the table as well.

Karyne Ang
2y ago

North Ryde, NSW, Australia

Grape - Chambourcin

Love my Chambourcin grapevine. First crop in its 2nd year with 4 flavourful bunches, but there are seeds in these. It is very easy to grow in a small suburban garden. Pruned in 1st year, thinned in 2nd year. Wrap the fruits up to protect from birds.

★★★★ 5y ago


What amazing vines these are. I bought them (2)as rooted cuttings and planted them on a 1.8m vine. Their first season theygrew past the top wire and then set a couple of small bunches of small seeded black grapes. During the last spring (2016) they set...

★★★★★ 10y ago

Cook, ACT, Australia

I planted several grapevines just before the drought broke in Canberra, and even though I haven't sprayed it at all this is the only one that hasn't had mildew problems. It's also grown more than 2 metres in a few months and even has a small bunch of g...

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