Skip to comments.GRAPE ARBOR
Posted on 05/10/2011 11:20:39 AM PDT by SMARTY
I want to plant a grape arbor. What is the best grape tu plant?
Muscadines in a bowl (the greenish ones are the scuppernong variety of muscadine)
Concord grapes (these often do better in northern climes and might work out great for your area):
Concords are the type of grapes used in making grape jelly and grape candies and etc. The "grape" flavor comes from concord grapes. They are so yummy.
Perhaps so. At any rate I love sucking the insides out of them (some people eat the skins, but not me). I especially love the more tangy muscadines. The super sweet scuppernongs that my friend has are just too sweet for me.
We have a 60 year old bullis vine (dark, fruited muscadine) that makes wonderful jams and even better wine. Once established, they require no watering even in hot, humid South Alabama and it grows like a weed.
I’m overrun with wild grapes. Guess I should expect that living along the Raisin river.
Concords are seedless, right?
How can you buy grape seeds for seedless grapes? Or are you funnin’?
Talk to your County Agricultural Extension Agent (or equivalent).
Grape, Grape Joy Lyrics
I am a small and lonely grape,
Clutching to the vine,
Waiting for the day when I’ll become my Savior’s wine!
Oh, wouldn’t French cuisine just yearn it,
I’ve eternity to ferment,
But knowing me I’d end up ripple
In a cellar of cheblis.
Are you a small and lonely grape
Clutching to the vine,
Waiting for the day when you’ll become your Savior’s wine?
Don’t give up hope ye heavy laden,
You don’t want to be a raisin;
There’s a grape grape joy in Jesus,
In the vineyard of the Lord.
Lucky you. What kind? What color? Are they the thick skinned kind? Do they taste good?
Very sour tiny wild grapes but I love the vines if they grow where I want them.
Would a biologist, not mention a real, live, walkin’ talkin GURU do such a thing?
How could such a thought enter your mind?
On a slightly different tack, have you ever sent an assistant into a machine shop supply store to order a Three Pronged Blivet? More specifically, a metric one, and made from 2024T3 stainless steel.
Do the vines provide nice shade?
Lol. Those blivets! heh heh.
Too bad you live too far north for a nice crop of Kudzu.
I wouldn’t say the wild ones are bitter. Just sour and they do provide nice shade.
Too bad you’re not in the South. I’d recommend my personal favorite, muscadine.
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