Hearing It Through The Grapevine: How Are Grapes Grown?

Friday May 31, 2013

By Shanon Trueman

Apples grow on trees, strawberries grow on the ground (or indoors in pots!), and blueberries grow on bushes. Grapes are different in that they grow on vines. For commercial grape production, the vines are carefully cultivated. Because of the unique anatomy and physiology of the grapevine, cultivation is a complicated process.

Learn more about the physiology and life cycle of the grapevine, as well as about the characteristics of various grape varieties.

Photo: Grapes. USDA-ARS


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