hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: grapes- eatable ones


If there is a vineyard nearby, go taste the winegrapes. Some of them make dandy eating grapes. Plus, you'll know they are hardy for your area.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 10:58 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] grapes- eatable ones


Thanks for the suggestions, I will see what I can find next spring. Wasn't planning on making wine, more the eating - jams type.

Donna

----- Original Message ----
From: Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Sunday, October 1, 2006 9:53:39 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] grapes- eatable ones


Go for the fox grapes!

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Sep 30, 2006, at 1:04 PM, james singer wrote:

I would think any of the fox grapes--concord, niagara, etc--would
do well. Also, I think you're in the northern range for the
muscadine, or scuppernong, grapes. Both types are good out of hand
and make good juice, jelly, and jam--but terrible wine. There are
some seedless fox grape varieties, but I have not heard of any
seedless muscadine varieties.

On Sep 30, 2006, at 12:49 PM, Donna wrote:

Anyone know of a good eating variety of grapes that grows in zone 5?
Next spring, I would like to replace the ornamental grape vine on the
fence with something that would bare fruit. Suggestions?


A few years ago I planted Vitis coignetiae- I was supposed to get
a fall
color change and be wonderful... HA!.... it is taking over it's space
and drowning out everything around. I could prune in the spring
and make
it managable, but it goes from green to brown to dead leaves... no
fall
color here ever! How disappointing. Decided that I don't have enough
room for plants that can't live up to their expectations... so it
is out
of here in the spring.


Donna

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT


Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement