3ft 'Crimson Seedless' Grape Vine | 2L Pot | Seedless | Outdoor

Code: TR1030
3ft 'Crimson Seedless' Grape Vine | 2L Pot | Seedless | Outdoor
< > < >
3ft 'Crimson Seedless' Grape Vine | 2L Pot | Seedless | Outdoor

Late ripening variety ideal for the UK's climate

'Crimson seedless' grapes have elongated pinkish-red fruits with crisp firm skin and juicy pulp. The flavour is very fine being sweetly-tart bordering on spicy. Delicious eaten fresh as a healthy snack or in fruit salads and cheese platters.

This particular grape is a really convenient way to extend grape yields as it develops later than most other grape vines and is a heavy cropper. In fact, we'd recommend a strong wire trellis system or suitably strong alternative and special care in pruning their vigorous vines to keep under control.

The fruit can be eaten as dessert grapes, or made into jams, jellies, juice or wine - they also store well. The self-fertile plants can also be grown under glass in colder areas.

Variety Information

Location Outdoor grapes can be grown outside, while indoor grapes need to be grown in a greenhouse. Outdoor
Seedless Yes
Colour Red
Harvesting Period August-September
Estimated Time to Best Yields 2 Years
Uses Eating Fresh, Wine-Making

Size Information

Supplied As2L Pot
Height on Arrival1m (3ft)
Planting Distance1.8-2.7m
Eventual Height & Spread Eventual size depends on both environmental and genetic conditions.10m x 10m (33 x 33ft)
Optional Extras
  • Black Bamboo Expandable Fencing Screening Trellis 1.8m x 0.9m (6ft x 3ft) - By Papillon™
    Add +
  • Black Bamboo Expandable Fencing Screening Trellis 2.0m x 2.0m (6ft 7in x 6ft 7in) - By Papillon™
    Add +
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
    Add +
  • 1L Grow Your Own Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser by Empathy™
    Add +
Selected items will be included with your purchase

Our plants are carefully checked by our fruit nursery experts prior to despatch to ensure they are up to size and in perfect condition.

Our grape vines are packed in specially made, extra thick cardboard boxes with innovative inserts that hold your plants in place to prevent any damage in transit.

Key is to regularly water newly-planted plants, at least bimonthly for two months. Grapes differ from other fruiting plants in that their roots grow deep, so a thorough watering is necessary. It is also important to ensure adequate spacing (1.8-2.7m) between vines, depending on what planting system you use.

Dig a hole twice the radius of the rootball. Before planting, drench the rootball. Place the pot in the hole, ensuring it sits no lower than an inch below ground.

Fill the hole with a mix of compost and garden soil, and add fertiliser and mycorrhizal fungi. Do not compress the soil. Give your plant a good watering. Add mulch on top whether bark and wood chippings, compost, manure, leaf-mould and stones. Make sure mulch doesn't touch the stem.

Grape vines can be challenging to grow, depending on your location and its sunlight hours. Below we address some common queries:

  • Hardiness: while grapes originate from the Mediterranean and Central Asia, they are hardy enough to survive the UK's winters, although can suffer from frost damage. To avoid this, be sure to plant in a south-facing location.
  • Position: in the UK, the greatest barrier to successful fruiting is a lack of sunlight, so planting in full sun is recommended, especially in the case of grapes. Planting your vine in a sheltered spot will help prevent uprooting and allow it to put more resources into fruiting.
  • Soil Types: grape vines benefit from deep soils, but 3ft is adequate, and every plant will adapt to its conditions. The fertility and granularity of the soil determines fruit size, but small fruit size is not necessarily a negative with grapes, as grapes with larger skin to juice ratios are perfect for winemaking. Waterlogged soils will starve your vine of oxygen, which plays a key role in photosynthesis, cause its roots to rot and create the perfect environment for many diseases.

Image Gallery

 
Customer Reviews
Rating: 4/5

"This is really a 3ft plant not a 3-4 ft mature plant, but healthy and vigorous."

Reviewed Monday, 4 February 2019

Rating: 5/5

"very good and well boxed good service"

Reviewed Sunday, 14 October 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Brilliant good healthy large vine"

Reviewed Saturday, 29 September 2018

Rating: 4/5

"The item arrived in good condition and well packaged"

Reviewed Monday, 24 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"awaiting results,only just planted them"

Reviewed Saturday, 8 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Healthy and well packed, larger than expected. Love it"

Reviewed Saturday, 7 July 2018

Rating: 4/5

"Compost out of the pot, when delivered box layed down in van, and a this way up sticker on box"

Reviewed Thursday, 14 June 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Very healthy happy plant!"

Reviewed Monday, 4 June 2018

Rating: 5/5

"In the ground looking strong"

Reviewed Monday, 21 May 2018

Rating: 2/5

"Two vines were good but one was very poor"

Reviewed Wednesday, 2 May 2018

View more

Other people looked at

 
1 to 6 (of 6 products)    View all        1