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Grape 'Dauphine'

Vitis vinifera 'Dauphine'

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Grape vines are deciduous and bear bunches of round to oval berries. Dauphine grapes have red berries with pips.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Dauphine grapes ripen in Autumn.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take hardwood cuttings during winter and they will sprout in Spring. Commercial grape varieties are grafted on rootstock.

Special features

Attractive fruits
Edible berries in Summer.

Geography

Origin
Grapes originate from the Mediterraenean and central Asia.
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Edible
Fruits and leaves are edible.
Notes
Culinary

Personality

Family
Vitaceae
Flower colour
Green
Scent
None

Problems

Moist conditions can lead to Botritus or fungal diseases like Downy Mildew. Birds love the berries and can be prevented by bird netting or shiney CD's flickering close-by. Weevil nibble round little holes in leaves and fruit deforming it when little.

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