Planting grapes by cuttings in spring is practiced by gardeners from different regions. This option is especially suitable for growing crops in areas of risky farming, for those who are involved in the multiplication of valuable varieties and want to quickly acquire seedlings. But in order to get a highly productive bush, you need to properly prepare in the fall, and then be able to save the planting material until spring.
Exact adherence to the rules, taking into account the characteristics of a particular grape variety, climatic conditions of the area will allow you to grow excellent seedlings without much hassle and financial costs. The information will be useful for gardeners in all regions of Russia.
If in the south there is an opportunity to plant grape seedlings in spring and autumn, then in temperate climates it is recommended to carry out work in the spring. But this is just a tip, as each option has its own pros and cons.
Among the benefits of planting in spring:
But the "pluses" clearly outweigh, especially since the problems are fairly easy to solve. Planting material, so as not to depend on markets and suppliers, if desired, it is easier and more profitable to grow on your own. The schedule of work in the vineyard needs to be planned in advance, and to protect the plantings, use a cover canvas or build temporary structures.
In practice, different planting methods are used in spring:
The first two methods are usually used by southern growers who store cuttings in trenches. The earth thaws early in those parts, so the shanks are dug up, cooked and planted immediately.
The third method involves germinating cuttings after storing at home, and with the onset of warmth - planting in a garden bed (school) or in a permanent place.
The main stages of planting material preparation