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Commonly known as Grape vine

Genus of about 65 species of climbers, occasionally shrubs, found in woodland, woodland margins and thickets in northern temperate regions.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - woody, tendril climber with flaking bark and simple lobed or toothed leaves.
  • 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
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - small, green flowers, in panicles, form in the leaf axils in summer and are followed by fruits, edible in some species (grapes). Requires long, hot summer for ripening fruit.
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant - edible varieties.
  • Against a wall - south or south-west wall suits outdoor varieties.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - edible varieties for fruits and winemaking. Ornamental for foliage and fruits.
  • Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew, honey fungus.Under glass, scale insects, mealybugs.
  • Place of origin - northern temperate regions
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to alkaline soil

Buy Varieties of VITIS

VITIS 'Black Alicante'

VITIS 'Black Alicante'  >

Commonly known as: Grape vine.
Dark blue grapes from mid Sept-Oct
£14.50 each
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VITIS 'Black Hamburg'

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Commonly known as: Grape vine.
Best black eating grape, mid Aug-Sept
£14.50 each

VITIS 'Brandt'   AWARD

VITIS 'Brandt'  >

Commonly known as: Grape vine.
Hardy blue grape, mid Oct
£14.50 each

VITIS 'Golden Champion'

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Commonly known as: Grape vine.
Yellow grape, late Sept-Oct
£14.50 each

VITIS 'Muscat of Alexandria'

VITIS 'Muscat of Alexandria'  >

Commonly known as: Grape vine.
Green eating grape, Sept-Oct
£14.50 each

VITIS coignetiae   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Crimson glory vine.
Very vigorous climber with large ovate leaves and excellent autumn colour
£16.00 £12.80 each

VITIS coignetiae 'Claret Cloak'  AWARD

VITIS coignetiae 'Claret Cloak'  >

Commonly known as: Crimson climber.
Large deeply cut, rounded leaves, purple when new and colouring red-orange in autumn
£16.50 each

VITIS vinifera 'Purpurea'  AWARD

VITIS vinifera 'Purpurea'  >

Commonly known as: Common grape vine, Purple-leaved vine, Teinturier grape.
Large leaves, deep purple
£15.00 each

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