Native to Ontario and Quebec to Nova Scotia, this very cold-hardy woody climbing vine produces blue-purple grapes that have 1-2 large seeds each with richly coloured red juice that often stains the fingers. A very prolific climbing vine, it can reach up to 30m to the top of large trees, and the main stem can often be the size of a small tree trunk. Leaves are alternate, toothed and quite variable in size, from 5-25 cm long and 5-20cm wide.
Germination: Soak in water for 24 hours. Cold stratify for 180 days. Plant 1-2cm deep in a moist soil substrate.
Packet contains at least 25 seeds.