PREORDER - Ships in March 2023
You will receive 1 Bare Root plant with a healthy root system.
Vanessa Grapes are an incredibly versatile variety of grape that can be used for a wide range of culinary applications. From wine-making to jelly-making, these grapes are prized for their deep flavor and juiciness. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced gardener, growing Vanessa grapes can be rewarding, and with a few tips, you can have an abundant harvest of this delicious variety.
When choosing a location for your Vanessa grapes, it’s important to pick a spot that gets plenty of sun and has well-draining soil. The vines will need to be trained along a trellis or fence, so make sure you have plenty of space for the vines to spread out. If you live in a cooler climate, you may want to consider planting your Vanessa grapes near a south-facing wall to help them get the warmth they need.
When it comes to planting, you'll want to choose a healthy vine with strong roots. Plant the vine in a hole that’s twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Add a few handfuls of compost or fertilizer to the hole before planting and water the plant thoroughly after planting.
Once your Vanessa grape vine is planted, you’ll need to prune it throughout the growing season to keep it healthy and productive. Pruning should be done in late winter or early spring when the vine is still dormant. Remove any weak, diseased, or dead branches, and trim back any shoots that are growing too long.
For the best results, fertilize your Vanessa grapes every few weeks throughout the growing season. Use a balanced fertilizer like a 10-10-10 mix, or one that’s specifically formulated for grapevines.
Harvest time for Vanessa grapes usually occurs in the late summer or early fall. Grapes are ready to pick when they are ripe and have a deep purple color. If you’re not sure if they’re ready to be picked, taste a few of them. They should be sweet and juicy.
With a bit of care and attention, your Vanessa grapes will be a delicious addition to your garden. Plant them in a sunny spot, provide plenty of support, and prune and fertilize regularly for an abundant harvest of these sweet, juicy grapes.
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 Red
Primary Use Table
Wine Color Not Applicable
Variety Origin University of Guelph, Canada
Zone Range: 5-12
Growth Habit Trailing
Suggested Distance Between Vines 6 ft, 7 ft, 8 ft
Vine Training System Modified Munson
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