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VITIS vinifera 'Purpurea'
Commonly known as Common grape vine, Purple-leaved vine, Teinturier grape
Large leaves, deep purple
Deciduous - rounded, three- to five-lobed, toothed leaves to 15cm (6in) long, grey-hairy at first turning plum-purple, then dark purple in autumn.
Height - 7m (22ft)
Spread - 90cm (36in)
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 climber. Produces small, unpalatable grapes to 2cm (¾in) across.
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)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew, honey fungus.
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Leaf colour (if not green) - Purple
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
Neutral to alkaline soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly
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.