You will receive 1 Bare Root plant with a healthy root system.
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are one of the world's most recognizable and popular grape varieties. Originating in the Bordeaux region of France, Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are now grown in many countries around the world. With their thick skins and deep colors, Cabernet Sauvignon grapes produce rich, full-bodied wines with intense aromas and flavors of blackcurrant, cedar, tobacco, and leather. For those who want to grow their own Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, the following planting instructions will help ensure a successful crop.
Before planting, make sure to select a location with well-drained soil and full sun exposure. Cabernet Sauvignon grapes prefer a slightly acidic soil, so it is important to have your soil tested before planting. If necessary, amend the soil with compost or lime to create the proper pH.
When planting, make sure to space the vines at least 8 to 10 feet apart, with rows 10 to 12 feet apart. Plant the vines at a depth of 2 to 3 inches, with the roots spread out in a fan shape. Gently firm the soil around the roots and water the soil immediately after planting.
Once planted, Cabernet Sauvignon grapes require regular watering and fertilizing to produce healthy vines and fruit. Water the soil around the base of the vine deeply, but infrequently. Once the vines are established, fertilize them twice a year with a balanced fertilizer.
Finally, prune the vines each winter to ensure a healthy crop. Pruning should be done soon after the last frost and should be done carefully to maintain the shape of the vine. When pruning, make sure to remove any dead or diseased stems, as well as any shoots that are growing in the wrong direction.
By following these planting instructions, you can ensure a successful crop of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. With their thick skins and deep colors, Cabernet Sauvignon grapes will produce rich, full-bodied wines with intense aromas and flavors.
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: 7-12
Growth Habit Upright
Suggested Distance Between Vines 6 ft, 7 ft, 8 ft
Vine Training System Vertical Shoot Positioning
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