Grape Vine Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Will grow on relatively poor soil as long as it is well drained and compost is dug in. pH of 6.5 to 7 preferred.
Yes but cover if a severe frost is forecast.
Mulch with well rotted compost annually.
Single Plants: 1.50m (4' 11") each way (minimum)
Rows: 1.50m (4' 11") with 1.50m (4' 11") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Plant in mid autumn or early winter when it's not too cold for a little root growth to help them establish.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
After harvesting prune the bush back to three buds. Vines can gradually be trained up a support system.
Harvest fruit when ripe, thinning a few out beforehand to allow others to swell.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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