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Cabernet Franc Grape Vine - 1 Bare Root Live Plant

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Cabernet Franc grapes are a delightfully aromatic and flavorful variety of red grapes that make some of the best wines in the world. Cabernet Franc grapes are one of the most widely planted grapes in the world, making it a great choice for home winemakers and grape growers. Because of its hardiness and adaptability, Cabernet Franc is a popular varietal for growers in many parts of the world. If you're looking to plant Cabernet Franc grapes, here are some tips and instructions on how to do it.

When it comes to planting Cabernet Franc grapes, the soil should be well-drained and have a pH of 6.0 to 7.0. Planting in a sunny spot is best, as Cabernet Franc grapes need a lot of sun in order to ripen properly. The soil should also be lightly amended with organic matter to ensure that the soil is able to hold water and nutrients.

When planting the vines, they should be spaced five to six feet apart in rows that are eight to ten feet apart. The vines should be planted at a depth of six to eight inches. When planting, make sure that the buds are facing up and the roots are facing down.

Cabernet Franc grapes require a trellis system in order to grow properly. The trellis should be made of sturdy material and should be able to support the weight of the vines as they grow. The trellis should also be able to provide support for the vines during windy conditions.

Once the vines are planted, they should be pruned regularly in order to ensure that the grapes will ripen properly and produce the best quality fruit. Pruning should be done in the spring and should take into account the age of the vines, their vigor, and the size of the grapes.

Cabernet Franc grapes are a delightful variety to grow, as they produce a wonderful aroma and flavor. With proper planting and care, you can enjoy your own Cabernet Franc grapes and make delicious wines for years to come.

1. Choose a sunny spot in your yard that gets at least 8 hours of direct sunlight per day.

2. Prepare the soil by loosening it to a depth of at least 12 inches.

3. Plant the grapevines 6-10 feet apart, depending on the variety.

4. Water the plants regularly, making sure to keep the soil moist but not soggy.

5. Fertilize the plants with a balanced fertilizer once or twice a year.

6. Prune the vines regularly to ensure healthy growth and fruit production.

7. Harvest the grapes when they are ripe, usually in late summer or early fall.

By following these simple guidelines, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of sweet, juicy grapes each year. With proper care and attention, these grapes can produce a delicious crop for many years to come.

Grape Color Blue, Black
Primary Use Wine
Wine Color Red
Variety Origin French Origin
Zone Range: 6-12
Growth Habit Upright
Suggested Distance Between Vines 4 ft, 5 ft, 6 ft
Vine Training System Vertical Shoot Positioning

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