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Villard Blanc Grape Vine - 1 Bare Root Live Plant

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You will receive 1 Bare Root plant with a healthy root system.

Villard Blanc is a white grape variety originating from the Alps, in France. It is a hybrid grape, resulting from a cross between the Gouais Blanc and Savagnin grape varieties. The vines are vigorous and productive, and the grapes have a moderate amount of acidity. Villard Blanc is often used to make sparkling wines, and its flavor is described as light, with a hint of honey.

Planting Villard Blanc grapes is relatively easy, as long as the proper preparation and planning is done. The first step is to choose a location that is well-drained, has full sun exposure, and is protected from strong winds. The soil should be slightly acidic, and the vines should be planted about 3-4 feet apart. When planting, the vines should be planted at a depth of about 1-2 inches, and the roots should be spread out in the hole. Once planted, the vines should be pruned regularly to encourage good air circulation and increased yields.

When planting Villard Blanc grapes, it is important to give them adequate water and nutrients. The vines should be watered regularly, but not too much, as this can lead to disease and pest problems. The vines should also be fertilized in early spring and once again in mid-summer. It is also important to keep the vines well-weeded, as weeds can compete with the vines for nutrients and water.

Villard Blanc grapes are susceptible to several diseases, including powdery mildew and downy mildew. To help prevent these diseases, it is important to keep the vines well-pruned and to remove any diseased or damaged leaves. It is also important to use only organic pesticides and fungicides to reduce the risk of contamination.

In general, Villard Blanc grapes are relatively easy to grow and manage. With proper preparation and care, these grapes can produce a high-quality crop of delicious, fragrant white wine. The key to success is to ensure the vines have adequate sun exposure, water, and nutrients. With proper care, your Villard Blanc grapes should be ready for harvesting in approximately four months.

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 White
Primary Use Table, Wine
Wine Color White
Variety Origin Bertille Seyve-Villard
Zone Range: 6-12
Growth Habit Upright
Suggested Distance Between Vines 6 ft, 7 ft, 8 ft
Vine Training System Mid Wire Cordon

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