VITIS 'Black Hamburg'

Commonly known as Grape vine

FRUITING TYPES

Best black eating grape, mid Aug-Sept
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Woody tendril climber with flaking bark
  • Fruit
    Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Zero Rated Item
    No VAT on this plant
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Against a wall
    South or southwest wall
  • Full sun

VITIS 'Black Hamburg'

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£16.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    V. vinifera 'Black Hamburg'. Same variety as the Great Vine at Hampton Court Palace planted by 'Capability' Brown in 1768.
    Pests & Diseases
    Powdery mildew, honey fungus. Under glass, scale insects, mealybugs.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / conservatory
    Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate
    (see photos above)
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
    Pruning group 8
    Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Harmful to pets if eaten)

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