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does anybody have any grape vine seeds that they wanna swap

Post: #100492 jenko
Sun May 04, 2008 4:40 pm

i have had an erge to grow some grapes for a while but i dont know were to get them.
does anybody want to swap any of mine for some
ive got many differant packets of seeds so pleaz can sum1 help me
thanks alot
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Post: #100654 hedgewitch
Mon May 05, 2008 8:48 am

Oooh if you'd asked last year I'd have had loads.
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Post: #100724 jenko
Mon May 05, 2008 5:54 pm

thanks anyway

how succsesfull were you with growing them, did you get much crop?

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Post: #101279 hedgewitch
Wed May 07, 2008 7:37 pm

My Vine's four years old now and last year was the first year that there was a considerable about of grapes on there, I should let you know that I live in Spain and it's not officially my vine - it's planted in my neighbours garden and has found its way over to mine and all up my balcony.

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I'll save you some seeds for next year how about that.
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Post: #102007 ilan
Sat May 10, 2008 9:57 pm

For grape vines its best to take hard wood cuttings in the autum . I think growing from seed can be a bit risky as they may not carry any fruit or be poor croppers and it will take some years to find out ? perhaps repost in the autum and I sure someone will be able to post a few cuttings to you .
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Post: #102644 jenko
Tue May 13, 2008 10:38 am

Yes please thankyou very much

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Post: #103514 tiggy
Fri May 16, 2008 4:00 pm

all my grape vines were grown from cuttings.the first a total world dominating triffid came from our good friend gino and is an unusual taste must be for wine but my husband and the birds eat them. Ernie gave me a handfull of sticks which i planted and they are alovely sweet grape .i think they are muscatel but the birds nicked almost all of them. from cuttings i think about 50% grew. i grow them for fun and shade. as iam to gardening as Herod is to childcare i reckon they must be easy to grow.

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Post: #103645 jampot
Sat May 17, 2008 10:33 am

we have very healthy vine from my nono's cutings and several "stand by"bits in pots for if and when we find room for them never get a grape tho they get striped in a day by the local blackbirds :? :shock: :?
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Re: does anybody have any grape vine seeds that they wanna swap

Post: #129206 jenko
Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:05 pm

i was told to re-post this topic during the cuttings season

i dont supose anybody wants to swap, or trade, some grape vine seeds or cuttings

i did origanly post this topic, and i would like to grow my own grapes, in my greenhouse

please let me know, and i will try and get hold of something in return for them, something that you may not be able to get a hold off.

please pm me if you can

thanks

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Post: #133202 ilan
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:54 pm

Hi please send a message with your addy thanks Ian
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Post: #152740 Rohen
Wed May 06, 2009 6:19 am

Just bought a Marechal Foch Grapevine from Morrisons...

They were 12.99 each, Am toying with the idea of putting it at the allotment

The small grape size means that the birds like them so will have to net,

Was wondering if they could be grown in a pot but think that it would have to be a very large pot and I dont have one

not yet anyway as I could use a dustbin to have it as a potted vine but I think having one in earth is possible better

Will see if I can clear some more brambles and put up a climbing frame for the grapevine
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Post: #153037 tiggy
Fri May 08, 2009 3:48 pm

The season for grape cuttings is autumn pruning time after all the leaves fall off and the vines are dormant.Push the cuttings into the soil in a sheltered dampish corner and see how many sprout up next spring,they started to put out leaves about end of april this year in Worcester.If you ask about you may find somebody on the local allotments who grows an outdoor grape vine.Remind me in November and I could send you some sticks to try.

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Re: does anybody have any grape vine seeds that they wanna swap

Post: #158098 Toddy
Sun Jun 21, 2009 5:19 am

Vines grow well in the UK, I have 60 vines growing on my allotment and produce wine each year. Not fully self sufficient yet but still get up to 30 bottles from each harvest.

I have tried rooting cuttings in the Autumn, and this does work about a 20% success rate and so far I have 7 vines that have been produced just by rooted cuttings. If you are thinking of growing from cuttings then seek out a local supply for cuttings. The only thing with cuttings is that they take about 3-4 years to come to fruiting.

My main vines are grafted onto special disease resistant rootstock that is suitable for the soil type.

Your Marechal Foch is an interesting choice and should produce some nice red grapes for winemaking. It was developed in the Alsace region of France and is cold hardy.

On my plot I grow Reichensteiner (16 Vines) Seyval Blanc (14 Vines) Bacchus (7 vines) which are white grapes and Pinot Gris (20 Vines) which are pink grapes. I let each vine produce about 6 good bunches of grapes and a single vine gives about 1 litre of grape juice on average.

The birds are a problem sometimes, I cover the vines with strands of black cotton in the Autumn to deter them.

Good luck with your vine.

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Re: does anybody have any grape vine seeds that they wanna swap

Post: #165510 Cligereen
Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:11 am

Hi Jenko,

I have a white grape vine that I could take cuttings from. We are in Derbyshire (Matlock) every couple of months, so I could pass them on to you then.

I got mine from Aldi / Lidl about 4 years ago, very cheap and they fruited the next year, so that may be a better bet, however my offer stands, I'll give you cuttings no problem, just let me know.
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Re: does anybody have any grape vine seeds that they wanna swap

Post: #182379 jenko
Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:34 pm

sorry cligereen

ive not been on for a while sorry not to reply
thanks for the offer anyway
didnt meen to be rude and not answer


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