Grapes ripen during Summer.
Grape vines are deciduous and bear bunches of round to oval berries. Hanepoot is a cultivar name in South Africa for an ancient grape ‘ Muscat of Alexandria.’ It is used in winemaking, a popular fresh sweet berry and also used to dry to have raisins.
Moist conditions can lead to Boytritis, Downy Mildew or other fungal attacks. Birds love the fruit while banded fruit weevil can nibble little round holes in the leaves and fruit.
Take hardwood cuttings in Winter while dormant. They should sprout in Spring. Commercially grapes are grafted on rootstock.
Attracts useful insects
Popular to train up pergolas for shade and shelter.
Red and yellow leaves before they drop in Fall.
Edible fruit in summer.
Fruits and leaves are edible.