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Grape 'Autumn Royal'

Vitis vinifera 'Autumn Royal'

Grape vines are deciduous and bear bunches of round to oval berries. More than 70% of grapes are made into wine, some are dried and the rest is served fresh as table grapes. One of the top fruits produced in the world with apples, bananas and oranges.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Hanepoot grapes ripen late summer. Harvest as soon as the sugars are high enough.

Propagation

Cuttings
Make hardwood cuttings while dormant in winter. Comercially the variety will be grafted on rootstock.

Special features

Pot plant
Use a large pot!
Hedge plant
Often used to grow up pergolas and shade areas during summer.

Geography

Origin
Ancient Rome and Persia
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Medicinal
Rich in minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Grape seed oil is used for anti-cancerous proporties.
Edible
Leaves are used in greek cooking, fruit consumed fresh or preserved.
Notes
Culinary

Personality

Family
Vitaceae
Flower colour
Green
Scent
None

Problems

Birds love the food. Powdery Mildew and rust can occur in wet springs - sray preventive with fungicide!
Powdery mildew
Powdery mildew
Erysiphaceae

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