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VITIS 'Black Hamburg'
Commonly known as Grape vine
Best black eating grape, mid Aug-Sept
Height - 15m (50ft)
Spread - 4m (12ft)
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
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 south-west facing wall.
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
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
Neutral to alkaline soil
Vitis - Growing Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
2ply sisal garden twine - 250 grams
Natural garden twine, 500 grams, 350 metres. Ideal in the garden or the home.