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Growing Grapes in the Philippines

Growing Grapes in the Philippines

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Can you grow grapes in the Philippines? This is one of the many questions people are asking whether growing grapes in the Philippines is possible or not. In the Philippines and other tropical countries, grape plants need a trellis. In order for the vine to bear more fruit, the stalks (talbos) must be squeezed. Unlike temperate countries where ninety percent (90 %) of the fruit of primary bud germinates, the trellis is no longer needed but pegs or poles and wire parallel to the tree (fence type trellis) are used. How to grow or propagate fruiting grape branches? Move the vine on the stake to the trellis. Each week the grape shoots grow one foot (1 foot.) Long. Tie the straw tightly to the stake and loosen the rope on the grape stalk so that it does not get choked. When the...