Vitis californica

Vitis californica

California grape



  • Deciduous vine that loves to climb
  • Can grow 30 feet tall in a couple of years with support
  • Grapes are edible although seedy
  • Bees love the flowers and birds love the fruit
  • With some shade it needs little water in the summer
  • Leaves turn crimson red in autumn providing great gardencolor
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo and Niles Canyon sections

Mt. Diablo north, Orinda


1 gallon

pollinators Birds
growth habit Climbing
habitat Coastal scrub
features Fruits
sun Full Sun
soil Good
flower color Inconspicuous
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
dormancy winter

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