Making grapevine cuttings?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by ericatdallas, May 4, 2016.

  1. ericatdallas

    ericatdallas Out Of The Brooder

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    I was looking at some of the grape plants at Lowes and saw this one. Can I make cuttings from this? I know, I'm being cheap.
    I circled the parts I think could be cut...3 nodes.
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  2. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    The top one appears to be a better candidate but you might get both to root... Personally I would plant it as is and take cutting later in the fall or next spring...

    Also you might want to shop around, if you spend a few bucks more you can generally find much more established plants... Even the grape vines at my local Home Depot put Walmart's to shame and they are only a buck or two more...
     
    Last edited: May 4, 2016
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    The little bit of reading I've done on grape vines recommends not pruning them at all during the first year. I'd recommend that you let it grow for a year. Then, when it needs to be pruned, you can easily propagate as many as you want. IMO, to prune a brand new plant would set it back and you may be disappointed in the results.... But... I've not grown grapes yet! I have a couple of vines that I stuck in the ground late last fall. One of them is just now starting to show some life.
     

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