Big Red Muscadine

Category: Black and Red Varieties Female Varieties

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Product Description

Big Red is Sold Out For This Season

The Big Red muscadine produces large fruit and is one of the sweetest varieties available. This muscadine produces very high quality fruit with beautiful clusters and edible skin. The Big Red muscadine vine is very disease resistant. This muscadine is 20% sugar. Developed at Ison’s Nursery.

This variety was named after Bill Ison’s wife, Leola Young Ison, because of her beautiful red hair. She also worked side by side with him in all aspects of the nursery.
Patent protected. Limited supplies. NOTE: Female variety that must be planted within 50 feet of a self-fertile variety.

Available Plant Sizes:

2 Year Bare-root – The majority of the plants we grow are 2 year bare-root.  The average length of the vines are 2-4′ with an excellent root system.

2 Year Plus Bare-root – These are the largest and highest quality plants that we offer.  They have had exceptional growth, have an excellent root system and average 4-6′ foot in length.  These vines will be very close to reaching the top wire on your trellis.


Additional Information


2 year Bare-root (2-4′), 2 year Bare-root Plus (5’+), 2 year Potted (1 gallon)

Product Details

Fruit Color: Red
Fruit Size: 1 1/2"
Uses: Fresh Eating and Jelly/Juice
Sugar Content: 20%
Ripens/Harvest: Mid Season
pH: 6.0-6.5
Years to Bear: 2 Years
Zone Range: 7-10
Plant Spacing: 15-20 ft
Pollination: Female-Requires Pollination
Depth: Top root 1-2" below ground
Spread: 15-20 ft
Fruit Yield: 40-60 lbs
Sun/Shade: Full sun
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