grape vines

Balanced Pruning 3: Pre-Pruning

Timely Viticulture - Dormant
“Timely Viticulture” Balanced Pruning 2 dealt with the timing of pruning relative to dormancy, deacclimation, and bud break. The best thing to do is to try to delay pruning as long as practically possible. If you could accomplish all of your pruning in the last two weeks of March that would...

Balanced Pruning 2: Timing

Timely Viticulture - Dormant
Pruning a vine causes it to deacclimate similarly to a warm spell, so do not prune (especially very sensitive varieties) when you know you will experience very serious cold shortly afterwards. The best thing to do is to try to delay pruning as long as practically possible. If you could accomplish...
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