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Promoting thicker trunk in young rootstock

I planted some rootstock vines in the hope of grafting to them as soon as they are ready. They are growing vigorously but the trunks remain very skinny and
gregglaz
Apr 25
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15628

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

thanks to all for good advice. We will leave the shoots on and see what happens! On Sun, Apr 19, 2015 at 5:25 AM, H.Jack McCunn_Jr. hjmccunn@...
Susan Patt
Apr 19
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15627

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

Susan, Even though this document is sourced in Australia and their noted spring months are in our winter months, it seems to give good advice about what to do
Thomas Giannou
Apr 19
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15626

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

Half the people say to cut off the dead shoots, other half say to let 'em fall off naturally. I let mine fall off, as I fear I will damage the secondary bud
H.Jack McCunn_Jr.
Apr 19
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15625

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

there are about 450 vines. Do we leave all the long shots as is? On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:38 PM, 'Thomas Giannou' ... there are about 450 vines.  Do we
Susan Patt
Apr 19
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15624

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

Susan, Now that the damage is done, you will have to wait for the secondary buds to start growing. If the vines were mine, I would still do the microbe tea +
Thomas Giannou
Apr 18
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15623

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

Thank you Thomas. But what about in my case where shoots/vines and even clusters were already out before the freezes? ... Thank you Thomas. But what about in
Susan Patt
Apr 18
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15622

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

Susan, I have live at a latitude where late frosts are plentiful. I brew up a gallon of Microbe Tea add ¼ cup of Yucca Extract to it and dilute that 1:9 in
Thomas Giannou
Apr 18
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15621

Re: freeze zapped vineyard

We experienced some pretty severe cold here and had a lot of bud death in our vineyard. As a result we cut samples of the vine and dissect the buds. Prior to
Jim Baker
Apr 18
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15620

freeze zapped vineyard

Our weather has generally been much warmer than usual in SE AZ this winter so everything came out early. We just had a recent freeze that totally zapped all
susandpatt
Apr 18
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15619

Re: wine has a jelly on top

Do you have a vinegar 'mother' growing? Or is it more of a Sherry bloom? H.Jack McCunn Jr. Denton, Tx. Zone 7b Santa Fe, Tx. Zone 9 940-300-4987 To:
H.Jack McCunn_Jr.
Mar 11
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15618

Re: wine has a jelly on top

I've seen this as a home winemaker when making elderberry wine. Siphon off the liquid beneath the gel and check it. First by smell and then if okay taste it.
Jim Baker
Mar 11
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15617

wine has a jelly on top

I am making a wine, started last fall and it now has a jelly looking stuff on the top. Has anyone seen this? If so what is the fix for this? Thanks, Karl
kofted
Mar 11
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15616

sharp-regret

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Eddie Cope
Jan 19
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15615

As winter settles in...

How's everyone doing in getting your grape plants ready for winter? You growers in the far north, is it warming up so you don't have to bury your plants to
thomasgiannou
Dec 1, 2014
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