Grape, Angoor ( Grafted ) - Plant
Common name: Vitis labrusca Niagara
Color: greening cream
Bloom time: May to June
Height: 15.00 to 20.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Plant dormant, bare-root grape vines in the early spring. Construct a trellis or arbor before planting. Most grape varieties are self-fertile. Before planting grapevines, soak their roots in water for two or three hours. Select a site with full sun. Space vines 6 to 10 feet apart.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 42°C and 8°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- In the first couple of years, the vine should not be allowed to produce fruit.
- It needs to strengthen its root system before it can support the extra weight of fruit.
- Pruning is important.
- Not only would vines run rampant without control, but canes will only produce fruit once.
Prune annually when vines are dormant, in March or April.
- This is before the buds start to swell, but when winter damage is apparent.
- In the first year, cut back all buds except for 2 or 3.
- Then, select a couple of strong canes and cut back the rest.
- Make sure the remaining canes are fastened to the support.
Grapes are primarily grown for fruit production in home fruit gardens where ornamental value is not a concern. However, grapes do in fact have some good ornamental value: (a) bold summer foliage, (b) some fall color, (c) showy edible fruit and (d) twisted trunking and branching which is often adorned with shaggy bark that is best seen in winter.
- A decoction of the root is given in colic, is cooling and relieves thirst.
- In Goa, the root is much used in diarrheal and chronic dysentery.
- The roasted leaves are applied to the head in vertigo.
- The juice of the young leaves is a digestive
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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