Raisins Grapes Uvas Trauben
Soil :Will grow on relatively poor soil as long as it is well drained and compost is dug in. pH of 6.5 to 7 preferred.
Position : Sunny position.
Frost tolerant : Yes but cover if a severe frost is forecast.
Helped by: Hyssop, alyssum, basil, beans, chives, geraniums, mustards, oregano, clover, peas, blackberries
Avoid: cabbage, garlic, radishes
Sow and Plant :Plant in mid-fall or early winter when it’s not too cold for a little root growth to help them establish.
Spacing :Single Plants: 4′ 11″ (1.50m) each way; Rows: 4′ 11″ (1.50m) with 4′ 11″ (1.50m) row gap
Feeding : Mulch with well rotted compost annually.
Harvesting :Harvest fruit when ripe, thinning a few out beforehand to allow others to swell. After harvesting prune the bush back to three buds. Vines can gradually be trained up a support system.
Time to harvest: days