Vine plants of genus *Vitus*, usually grown for grapes.

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Should I trim the shoots coming off the root of my grapevines?

I have a couple of grapevines that were planted 3 years ago. The first year, they didn't do much. The second year, there was lots of growth, but only a couple of grapes. This year, I pruned it back ...
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Pruning a long-neglected grape vine

Our recently purchased home has a lot of old fruit and vegetable plantings that were mostly left alone for the past few years. Among these is a set of three grape vines on a group of metal trellises. ...
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Can I thin grapes/vines in July?

I have bought a garden in Austria (Central Europe) which has some grape vines (I don't know the exact kind). The previous owner told me they harvested 20 kilograms of grapes last summer. Currently ...
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Choosing and finding a good wine grape rootstock

I'm interested in planting about 5-10 vines of wine grapes from a mature (3-5 year old) rootstock. Any suggestions on the particular varietal. I'm located in the Texas Hill Country near Austin. I'm ...
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How can I deal with the beetles eating my grapevine?

My mother is in a furor because the grapevine that she planted last spring and which flourished last year is now infested with little black bugs. From what I can tell, they seem to be flea beetles. ...
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Grapevine leaking water and white mucus

Problem While I was recently helping my mother prepare her garden for the spring, I discovered that the leak on her porch was not actually coming from the overhang above the door, but rather from a ...
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Is it possible to cultivate grape in rainy weather?

I am planning to grow grapes on the roof of my house. I am living in rainy environment and also with cloudy weather. Is it possible to cultivate grape in such kind of environment?
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How to protect potted vineplants from cold temperatures?

I have two vineplants in 40-litre-pots on my rooftop garden. This will be their first winter outside and I want to protect them from freezing to death. I live in an area where there are a lot of ...
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Pruning this grape vine during summer

I've just moved a neglected grape vine plant to a place where I want to espalier it properly. It's summer at the moment (Australia) so I know I can't do any heavy pruning at the moment. However, I ...
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How would we make our vineyard more “green” (environmental)?

What is some ideas that we could practice to make our vineyard more environmentally friendly, and/or sustainable? We are already a carboNZero certified organisation, but wondering what we can do to ...
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When should I plant my grape?

I have a potted grape plant that I want to plant into the ground in Southern California (Mediterranean-desert). What time of year should I do it, and what should I do regarding watering them then?
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How much water does a grape vine need?

I have a grape vine in southern California (only rains in winter). How much water does it need? I have seen advice ranging from nothing to several gallons a day. Does anyone have any concrete ...
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How do I prune long neglected grape vines?

A previous answer doesn't answer my question. I have a similar situation with a new house and long neglected vines, except with my vines, there was no trellis, and the vines were growing high into the ...