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Vine plants of genus Vitus, usually grown for grapes.

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Why do my grapes burst open before ripening?

I have a grapevine on the southwest. It was put in by the previous owners so I don’t know the specific variety. I have not yet managed to harvest from this plant; we moved in a bit over a year ago and ...
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Concord Grape Vine Progress Question

I am trying to grow a grape vine (Concord) for the first time. I was busy for a long time, so I potted the vine in a smaller pot (probably 12" diameter and 12" deep) and it really took off. ...
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Grape Vine Plant - Summer Heat

I live in a place where the temperature would be around 45-48 degrees Celsius during peak summer. Does grape vine require green-mesh covering on top of the vines as protection, or does plant would be ...
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Is it normal for young grape leaves to be reddish?

I have a red grape that I'm taking care of since one year. I don't have details about the exact type. This is in the Netherlands; we are currently getting into spring. I notice that the leaves that ...
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What is this seed like build up on my grape vine?

What is this seed like build up on my grape vine? Is it safe to eat the grapes still?
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Dormant Grape Cutting Callus Timeline

I’m currently trying to propagate grape vines using dormant cuttings. I understand that these cuttings are supposed to callus and form roots before the buds break. I am accomplishing this by using ...
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Crazy bushy Muscadine/Scuppernong vines -- what did I do wrong

So, I pruned my grapes per instructions (both of the guy I bought them from and after watching many internet videos). I mean I trimmed them way back. However, see pics below for how they grew this ...
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Grape vine why is it drying up

So I planted this grapevine in spring. It started from a little twig was growing beautifully health all green and vibrant but like five weeks ago started seeing leafs drying up see below pix(the leafs ...
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Whats up with my grapevine

Im located in south Jersey Soil is clay but was amended with leafcompost, micronutrients stuff and topped with 4" woodchips. Only watered it when planted and monitored the moister level before ...
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Partial shade on west-facing slope. Need help designing grape / fruit vineyard

I'm looking for help placing espaliered fruit trees / grapes for the best sun / shade combination. We have a westward-facing slope that we want to start a grape / fruit vineyard with. It gets ...
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What can I plant along a fence to combat grapevine?

There's a 4' chain link fence between my driveway and my neighbor's driveway with about 2' of space on either side for plantings. Currently there is nothing specific planted in the space, and every ...
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Is it correct to space cuts when pruning?

I have been reading about how to prune grape vines and olive trees, and in multiple occasions it is recommended, when performing a cut, to leave a short collar from its base, (possibly in proportion ...
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Can anyone tell me type of grape these are?

I happen to have these grapes here in India with me, no one seems to know the name of this grape. It has got a thick skin and thick gelatinous pulp.
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Suitable grape variety for UK

I plan to train grape vines up and over the top of a pergola to create a shaded, outdoor dining area. I am more interested in the aesthetic of the vines and their shade giving properties than in ...
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HELP! New grapevine yellowing from bottom up w/ white fuzz & black tips

I bought this vine 3 weeks ago from a local nursery. Planted in new potting soil. I think I over watered in the beginning but have backed off to once a week since it’s been hot. The leaves have a ...
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How to tell when grapes are ready to harvest?

I live in the Arizona desert and have some grapevines that came with my house. After 10 years of dodgy production and greedy ground squirrels, my vines are relatively full of grapes. Based on their ...
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Grape Vine identify disease please

Can anyone help me to identify what is wrong with my Muscat Vine?
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What causes grape leaves to brown and how do I correct it?

I have planted two types of grapes along with a passion fruit vine that I want to cover an arbour for shade in the summer and fruit of course. I planted them in December and they grew fairly well ...
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Should I tell my vineyard consultant to spray my fruit trees with the sulfur he sprays on the vineyard?

We have a very small (450 vines) pinot noir vineyard that we are raising organically. My vineyard consultant has people spray the vines with sulfur a few times each season. Last year, one of my ...
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advice for re-soiling a grape vine

I took over my allotment in May last year and was lucky enough that it contains a 15 yr old grape vine in a Greenhouse. Last year I left it to do its own thing and just pruned it a bit and thinned out ...
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Where to place grapevines in the hot Australian sun?

I have three young grapevine cuttings about the size of a 30cm ruler (above ground). They rooted last spring (Australian spring), which was three months ago or so, and had a few leaves growing. I ...
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How (and when) should I prune a grape vine that's mainly for shade?

I have a vine growing up my porch, mainly ornamental/for shade in summer and a windbreak in autumn. I did get some grapes last year (a little sharp and pippy, but tasty) but my climate is marginal ...
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Rooting store bought table grape bunches

In the past few weeks some of my local grocery stores have been receiving an influx of table grapes. I have found a few varieties that have some exceptionally great flavor. Black Corinth, red grapes, ...
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yellow and dying leaves of grape vine

Just wondering the possible reason why the grape vine leaves are dying. The fresh leaves looks fine, though a bit yellowish. Here is some pictures. Any suggestions to cure the vine? Thanks.
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How close can i plant perennials to a grapevine?

I have a few grapevines trained onto a pergola. I was thinking of planting a few perennials like roses and geraniums at the base of the pergola on all sides except the front. However my vines are ...
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How far apart should rafters be spaces on pergola if used specifically for the purpose of growing grapevines?

Im planning on training 2 grapevines to grow ontop a pergola but im a little confused as to far they'll span (shoots) without dropping so that i can space my rafters accordingly. Plus, do i need slats ...
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Rule of spacing between roses and vines

For example, If the normal spacing between grape vines is 8 feet, then does that mean that a hybrid tea rose with the recommended spacing of 3 feet would also have to spaced 8 feet away from the ...
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How to position main stem of grape vine once it reaches top of pergola?

Which photos shows the right way to train vines once they reach the top?
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How many grape vines would i need for a pergola that's 18ft by 13ft?

The vines that I'm looking into produce black grapes.
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Why is our grape vine setting new fruit all season long?

We have a couple grape vines, which we've had for years. Normally, they'll set fruit once, early in the season, and it would be ripe later in the season. This year, one of them—and to a lesser extent, ...
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What’s happening to my grapes?

Just in the past week, just as my grapes are ripening, this powder is showing up on some of them, and some of the green stocks are showing some brown. What’s wrong and how do I fix it? The vine is ...
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New grape vine health

At the end of Spring I planted a grape vine along our trellis/fence. In the early summer, it grew about 6 inches and got a ton of leaves (and even some tiny little grapes). In the past month though, ...
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Can I prune a grape vine in near-freezing weather?

Most of the advice I have seen on when to prune grape vines in the British Isles is "early winter (late November/December)". I had planned to prune a three-year old vine, which is in an unheated ...
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Is this a wild Muscadie/Scupernine Vine?

Can anyone tell if this is a wild muscadine or scupernine vine? I live in SC and there are plenty wild on the property, but when I see those vines blooming, I also see vines and leaves that look very ...
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Modern rootstock for grape vine

There are a lot of classic rootstocks in use where I live, like SO4 (Selection Oppenheim 4), Chasselas x Berlandieri 41 B, Kober 5BB, but I'm interested in rootstocks in use nowadays in Europe. What ...
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Perennial cover crops in vineyard

I have a small vineyard and planning to grow cover crops between the rows. I have little experience with cover crops and first of all I'm not sure when to mow them, and if the cut crops should be ...
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How long will leafhoppers stay after grapes are removed?

We have grapes that have sadly been overwhelmed with leafhoppers, which totally decimate the appearance of the leaves, to the point of white chlorosis. Control methods have proven only temporarily ...
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Multi-Trunk Muscadine Grapes

I have a multi-trunk muscadine vine where instead of maintaining/pruning root shooters, the previous owner let them grow out of the ground from the root system. Now I have 20 trunks at the single ...
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Best Practices for fertilizing fruit trees

I have some fruit trees (apple, pear, orange, pomegranate, grapes) in my small backyard and have questions about taking good care of these fruit trees from a nutritional standpoint. I am wondering ...
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Do yellowing grape leaves indicate a serious problem?

I planted the vine in early Spring. It seemed to grow quite well for the first few months. However, over the last several weeks some of the older leaves have begun to yellow. (For what it's worth I ...
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What is wrong with my grape vine?

I'm new to growing grapes and am having some problems. One of my vines is doing great, the other is not doing so well. I was hoping someone could give me some ideas of what my problem is and how to ...
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What's the best place to plant this grape vine?

I purchased a grape vine plant from a nursery today, its called a vitis vinifera, or Flame Seedless. It seems fairly healthy and I would like to plant it now. It is midsummer here in So. Cal and ...
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Training old wild muscadines

We have wild muscadine all over our woods. Problem is they are huge and are high in the tree tops so we can't reach the grapes. Can these be cut of at the base of the vine and trained to grow back on ...
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Should I plant grape vines in poor condition?

I bought 3 grape vines about 1 month ago. I got busy and forgot about them. I am now ready to plant, but the plants don't look too happy. Most of the leaves have fallen off, or are brown. The stems ...
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Unknown pest identification - eggs? On a grape vine, UK

Something has laid eggs (I think?) on my grape vine. They are all over the main branches of this vine, which is decades old. Don't recall seeing them before. They are maybe 4mm long. Excuse the rain!...
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Taking care of grape vines

I have a few grape vines that are growing out of control. I would like to prune them back but don't want to sacrifice fruit for this season. Any ideas of what I should do?
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What vine grows purple grapes which taste like lollipops?

When I was younger lots of people we knew had grape vines with grapes that tasted quite a lot like the grape lolly flavour. (I guess it's the grape they designed that flavour from.) They had purple ...
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What breed/variety of grapes can be easily grown in the Philippines?

Philippines is a tropical country with rain evenly distributed throughout the year. Many people don't believe that grapes grow in our country but we have one. We have prunes, idk if that's still a ...
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Uses for grapevine branches?

It is the time of year when I start to cut back my rampant grape vines. I usually tie them together and leave them for the birds to nest, but this year I am creating a hugelkultur bed and I was ...
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What kinds of grape vines will grow in northeastern Turkey's cold climate?

What kind of grape vines could grow in a cold climate, 4 months winter, temperatures of -20 °C, altitude 1000m. In Northeast Turkey climate is not compatible with grape vines that we know.
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