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Grape 'Phoenix'Vitis vinifera

2 Options from £19.99

Hardy Shrub
What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
2 Reviews

Prolific cropper

1 x 1.5 litre potted grape vine £19.99 Despatch: by end of September
1 x 4.5 litre potted grape vine £28.99 Despatch: by end of September
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  • Prolific cropper

Bred in Germany, this white grape hybrid has been selected for its disease resistance and excellent quality fruits. Grape 'Phoenix' produces good sized grapes in densely packed bunches. When fully ripe, these grapes have a light Muscat aroma and an excellent flavour, making them ideal for eating fresh from the vine or for wine-making. With their large leaves and good autumn colour, grape vines also make an attractive garden feature when trained over a pergola. Height of cordon trained vine: 1.8m (6'). Spread of cordon trained vine: 1.5m (5'). Untrained plants may reach up to 8m (26').


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years (1 year for 3L potted plant).
Estimated time to best yields: 3 years (2 years for 3L potted plant).


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-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

1 X 1.5 Litre Potted Grape Vine (T14280)
1 X 4.5 Litre Potted Grape Vine (T17094)

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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

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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.

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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.

Reviews

great plant 2016-06-22

I received the 4.5 l premium plant a few weeks ago. It came in a very tall box and was much more developed than I expected. It looked very healthy and quickly established after I planted it. It has grown a lot since then and already has some flowers! I am really looking forward to my first grapes.

T&M replied on 2016-06-22: Thank you very much for your review. I am very pleased that you have been happy with your purchase and thank you so much for taking the time to let us know. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

Good strong plant 2016-02-20

This was delivered today and at first I wondered what my wife had been buying again, before realising it was addressed to me. It was very well packed,the 4.5l pot in a 1.3m tall box. The currently dormant plant which matches the height of the supporting cane, filled the whole height of the box. There is a very well developed root system on it and I'd expect it will quickly cover my new pergola.

T&M replied on 2016-02-20: Thank you very much for your review. I am very pleased that you have been so happy with your purchase and thank you so much for taking the time to let us know. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.