You want to plant grapes for shade or for wine? Or you want some delicious seedless grapes for eating?
Depending on the purpose, there will be different ways of selecting seeds, soil and irrigation. However, all kinds of grapes have these following characteristics:
- Grapes are woody perennial vines.
- Plant in full sun to provide the heat required to ripen the fruit.
- Vines can be trained to many decorative forms; annual pruning is very important to keep growth healthy each year.
- Many varieties turn color before they are ripe, so the best way to tell if grapes are ripe is to... taste a few.