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Plant Care Instructions By Julie Bawden-Davis

Deciduous vine reaching 30 feet tall. Leaves turn attractive colors in fall before dropping. Produces clusters of small edible grapes that attract birds. Bees flock to the plant's flowers.

Is Indoor Plant?

No

These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones : 22, 23, 24
USDA Zones :
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • January
    • February
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    January
    1. Prune

    Prune to shape and control size before spring growth appears.
    February
    1. Buy

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.
    3. Prune

    Prune to shape and control size before spring growth appears.
    March
    1. Buy

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.
    3. Fertilize

    Fertilize once during the growing season with a food designed for fruiting plants.
    April
    1. Buy

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.
    May
    1. Buy

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.
    June
    1. Water

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.
    2. Harvest

    Harvest grapes when ripe in summer.
    July
    1. Water

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.
    2. Harvest

    Harvest grapes when ripe in summer.
    August
    1. Water

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.
    2. Harvest

    Harvest grapes when ripe in summer.
    September
    1. Water

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.
    October
    1. Water

    Water once a month. Don't overwater.
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    February

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.

    March

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.

    April

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.

    May

    Find plant in some nurseries or via mail-order.

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    February

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.

    March

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.

    April

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.

    May

    Plant in a full-sun or partially shaded area with excellent drainage.

    Fertilize

    When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

    March

    Fertilize once during the growing season with a food designed for fruiting plants.

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    June

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.

    July

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.

    August

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.

    September

    Water every two weeks. Don't overwater.

    October

    Water once a month. Don't overwater.

    Prune

    When's a good time to prune this plant? How about deadheading, pinching back, trimming or any other grooming? Any special requirements?

    January

    Prune to shape and control size before spring growth appears.

    February

    Prune to shape and control size before spring growth appears.

    Harvest

    When's a good time to harvest this plant? What's the best way to harvest? Are there special requirements or features?

    June

    Harvest grapes when ripe in summer.

    July

    Harvest grapes when ripe in summer.

    August

    Harvest grapes when ripe in summer.

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