3ft 'Regent' Grape Vine | 3L Pot | Outdoor

Code: TR1018
3ft 'Regent' Grape Vine | 3L Pot | Outdoor

Reliable multi-purpose grape

Top choice for commercial UK grape growers - produces wines with high alcohol content and a rich colour.

‘Regent’ produces good-quality fruit for juicing or making wine. In good growing years, the fruit is sweet enough to eat as a dessert grape. Grapes are early to ripen and have excellent resistance to fungal diseases. Originally from Germany, the grape’s parents are Chambourcin x Muller Thurgau.

Leaving the fruit on the vine for as long as possible will really boost the sugars for wine making. The attractive leaves can also be stuffed for dolmas, Greek-style. ‘Regent’ can also be grown under glass in northern areas. Properly pruned for fruit, the vine should reach no more than 2m (6’) x 2m (6’), however, untrained plants may reach up to 5m (16').

Variety Information

Location Outdoor grapes can be grown outside, while indoor grapes need to be grown in a greenhouse. Outdoor
Seedless No
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™
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  • Black Bamboo Expandable Fencing Screening Trellis 2.0m x 2.0m (6ft 7in x 6ft 7in) - By Papillon™
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  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
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  • 1L Grow Your Own Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser by Empathy™
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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.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.3/5 (9 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"Plant arrived and is growing"

Reviewed Sunday, 14 April 2019

Rating: 3/5

"You provide a **** service"

Reviewed Thursday, 27 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Turned up with already 5 bunches of grapes growing ? Good healthy vine. Very happy"

Reviewed Saturday, 21 July 2018

Rating: 5/5

"very nice I dent need to do a lote just plant and feed them"

Reviewed Monday, 2 July 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Quick and easy check out A*"

Reviewed Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Excellent no hassle, would have no hesitation in recommending this Company."

Reviewed Monday, 28 May 2018

Rating: 1/5

"Came broken so had to get a replacements"

Reviewed Thursday, 24 May 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Look forward to eating grapes the first year of purchase. Excellent plant."

Reviewed Thursday, 24 May 2018

Rating: 5/5

"The plants look health, the grafts and the pots are fine."

Reviewed Thursday, 8 February 2018

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