A grape is a fruit, botanically a berry, of the deciduous woody vines of the flowering plant genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten fresh as table grapes.Grapes come in different colors and forms. There are red, green, and purple.
Grapes are used as sweet fruit and for making jam, jelly, wine, vinegar and so more. Grapes plant loves warmth weather; hates wind and air. It must be protect from wind and air, this plant can tolerate high temperature. It needs for its well growth good soil and great drainage system; well-drained soil is preferable for its growth.It needs full of sunlight and regular watering once or twice in a week for keep moisture in soil. Light fertilizer is needed for this plant growth.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Grape, Angoor,angur,Draksa,Drakshi,Ona Drakshi,Drakse,Uvas,Darakhi|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||1.5 to 8 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Yellow/green |
|Bloom Time ||November|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careIn 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.
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|
|Watering ||Medium (depends on the age of the vine, soil, climate and growing conditions)|
|Soil || well-drained soil|
|Temperature || 27C (80F)|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Grape special feature
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.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Grapes are the fruit of a vine (Vitis vinifera)
- The whole fruit, skin, leaves and seed of the grape plant are used as medicine
Note: The following information is general guidelines
- Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
- Mature berries and dry berries are used for culinary purpose
- Grapes can be eaten fresh as table grapes or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, and vinegar
Frequently Asked Questions
When to plant grape cuttings?
June-July is best time to plant rooted cuttings.
Can I plant grape vines in the summer?
No, June-July is best time for planting grape vine due to favorable climatic conditions.
What to feed grape plants?
Apply any organic fertilizer in September-October after pruning operation.
Is grape a creeping plant?
Grapevine is climbing woody vine of the flowering plant genus Vitis.
Can grape plants grow in pots?
Yes, 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.
Do grape plants like acidic soil?
The crop performs best in well-drained rich loamy soil with slightly acidic pH of 6.5 - 7.0
Are grape plants perennial?
Yes,Grape is perennial plant.
When to plant grape?
June-July is best time for planting grape vine due to favorable climatic conditions for growth.
Are grape nuts plant based?
Yes, Grape nuts is cereal crop based product.
When do grape plants produce fruit?
Grape plant produce fruit from January to May.
What direction to plant grape vines?
Grape vines are planted in north south direction to get more sunlight.
Where to plant grape vines?
Grape vine grows in outdoor condition. consider the following points to grow Grape vine outdoor. 1. Sunlight- At least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch 4.Application of Fertilizer- During the main growing season(September-October).
Why are my grape vines dying?
The main reasons of dying grape vine are as follows 1. Due to over watering to plant. 2.Grape plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of nutrient. 4.Disease and pest infestation.
What does a grape plant look like?
Grapevine is climbing woody vine of the flowering plant genus Vitis. Flowers are elongated forming clustered berry fruits.
Can you plant grape seeds?
No, Grape is commercially propagated by hard wood cuttings.
Where to plant grape seeds?
Growing Grape from seeds is not possible.Grape is commercially propagated by hard wood cuttings.
Will grape plants survive winter?
Yes Grape plant survive in winter but not at chilling temperature. Optimum temperature range is
28-32 degree Celsius
Are grape vines acid loving plants?
No, Grape is not acid loving plant. The crop performs best in well-drained rich loamy soil with slightly acidic pH of 6.5 - 7.0
When to plant grape seeds?
Growing Grape from seeds is not feasible. Grape is commercially propagated by hard wood cuttings and June-July is best time for planting grape vine due to favorable climatic conditions for growth.
Why is my grape plant not growing?
The most general reasons of not growing grape plant are as follows. 1. Lack of proper nutrient and favorable weather condition. 2.Improper water and sunlight availability.
Can you plant grape vine clippings?
Yes, Grape is commercially propagated by hard wood cuttings.
Do grape plants need fertilizer?
Yes, Apply fertilizer during the main growing season mainly after pruning operation (September-October).
Do grape grow on trees?
Grape is climbing vine and need support but not grow on tree.
Do grape plants need a lot of water?
Grape needs adequate and timely water mainly during flowering and fruiting period. water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
How many grape plants per acre?
Grape plant population varies according to variety, Planting method and planting distance. Grape is planted at distance of 3 x 2 m sq. and 666 plants accommodates in an acre.
Can grape plants be transplanted?
Yes, Rooted cuttings are transplanted in main field from nursery.
Do grape plants need sunlight?
Yes, More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required for proper development and growth.
Can you plant grape vines in the fall?
Yes, But June-July is best time for planting grape vine due to favorable climatic conditions for growth and development.
Do grape plants have flowers?
Yes, Grape vine starts blooming in November month and flowers are in cluster.
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Nice plant without any damages????
Sunday, 24 November 2019
I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?
Saturday, 16 November 2019
I ve never ordered a plant online before. Will the plant not die doing delivery?
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