Call us today: 0844 573 1818 Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Track Your Order

Award Winning Varieties

Voted Best Online Retailer

Our Customers Rate Our Excellent Service

Home>>>


Special Offers

4 alstroemeria plants only £2.99 with every order

5 petunia plants only £2.99 with every order

Snips only £1.99 with every order

Grape 'Boskoop Glory'Vitis viniferaVitis vinifera 'Gloire van Boskoop',

3 Options from £14.99

Hardy Shrub
What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 Review
1 x 2.5 litre potted grape plant £14.99 Despatch: by end of July 2018
Add to Wishlist
2 x 2.5 litre potted grape plants £24.99 Despatch: by end of July 2018
Add to Wishlist
3 x 2.5 litre potted grape plants £32.99 Despatch: by end of July 2018
Add to Wishlist
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery Reviews

You can grow your delicious grapes in the UK, which are so sweet that can be eaten fresh or used in desserts. Grape 'Boskoop Glory' is an old, extremely reliable variety of black grape, which is very hardy and a reliable cropper.

Vines are easy to grow, early ripening and disease resistant, which means bumper crops of tasty grapes. Grow grape vines over pergolas, where they are very attractive, with big, fancy foliage and striking autumn colour. Height of cordon trained vine: 1.8m (6'). Spread of cordon trained vine: 1.5m (5'). Untrained plants may reach up to 8m (26').


Kitchen Garden, Greenhouse, Walls And Fences, Hedges

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 180cm (70.9in)

Up to 150cm (59.1in)

Easy for all

A little experience

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.

1 x 2.5 litre potted grape plant (T58019)
2 x 2.5 litre potted grape plants (T58020P)
3 x 2.5 litre potted grape plants (T77536P)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
MAYJUN
OCT
Flowering Months Harvest Months

Water grapes vines only during dry periods as excessive watering can reduce the quality of the fruit. Apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the vines in spring to retain moisture at their roots throughout summer. Prune grape vines in winter and train them in summer. Do not allow them to carry a crop of grapes until their third summer.


  • Year 1
  • Pruning grape vines in summer: Pinch back the side branches leaving 5 leaves, and reduce any shoots emanating from the side branches to 1 leaf.
  • Pruning grape vines in winter: Reduce the main stem by two thirds and cut back side branches to 1 bud.

  • Year 2
  • Repeat the same process in the second year, cutting side branches back to 5 leaves of the current season's growth in summer, and reducing the main stem and side shoots in winter.

  • Year 3
  • In the third summer, allow 2 bunches of grapes to develop per side branch. Prune away any lateral growth from 2 buds beyond the second bunch of fruit on each branch. The fruit can be harvested when ripe from early October.
When growing grape vines choose a sunny position in any well drained soil. A south facing position against a wall is ideal. Grape vines require sturdy support for their twining stems. Before planting, prepare a framework of wires stretched horizontally between two sturdy 1.8m (6’) posts or attached to a warm wall. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the soil. Plant grape vines against the wire supports, allowing a distance of 2m (6’) between plants. After planting, reduce the newly planted grape vine back to height of the lowest support wire, and cut back any side shoots to one bud, before tying the main stem in to the supporting wires.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

For your complete peace of mind, our Home and Garden products may be returned to us within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price. Items must be returned unused, at your cost and in mint condition. All items carry a manufacturer's 12 month defects warranty.