Wine Grape 'Fantasy'

Vitis vinifera

Family: Vitaceae (vee-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vitis (VEE-tiss) (Info)
Species: vinifera (vih-NIFF-er-ah) (Info)
Cultivar: Fantasy
Additional cultivar information:(aka Fantasy Seedless)
Hybridized by Tramming and Tarailo
Registered or introduced: 1884


Edible Fruits and Nuts

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers


12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)


10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)


USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade


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Bloom Color:

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Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Reseda, California

Gardeners' Notes:


On Jul 23, 2012, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I am no grape growing expert, but this plant is about as aggressive a grape vine as I have ever grown... a good plant for southern California it you want a vine to take over the yard in no time. Produces a nearly black, oval (about 3cm long) sweet table grape (not good for wine making) that matures in July to August.. .unfortunately it is not a great grape for super hot inland climates as the grapes are extremely prone to adhisce (split apart) when the temps get over 100F... which has finally happened this week near the end of July (this is the coolest summer in memory)... but I finally got a crop of grapes instead of split raisins as I have every other year... grapes are huge and come in very heavy bunches. Plant happily grows up into the tallest trees and grapes produced farther from t... read more