Muscadine prunning

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Muscadine prunning

Post by Bill Or » Mon, 03 Jan 2005 01:30:47



I drastically pruned my muscadine vine back so that there are only short stumps
on the main trunk. It had grown out of control with a mass of small tangled
vines.  Will it grow back?  Is it true that new muscadines only come of new
growth?

Bill Orr

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Muscadine prunning

Post by Katr » Mon, 03 Jan 2005 06:09:37




Quote:
> I drastically pruned my muscadine vine back so that there are only short
> stumps
> on the main trunk. It had grown out of control with a mass of small tangled
> vines.  Will it grow back?  Is it true that new muscadines only come of new
> growth?

> Bill Orr

Don't worry about it...
By mid-summer next year, it'll look like you've never pruned it. ;-)
Mine are taking over both mine and my neighbors yard! I pruned mine back
last summer when they tried to take over the lawn.

You have probably done very little harm.

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Muscadine prunning

Post by Dwayn » Tue, 04 Jan 2005 12:48:19


Find out how to prune grapes/muscadines the right way.  What you did is OK,
but you will increase your crop size if you prune them right.

You don't say where your are, but when we lived in AR the county extension
had printed literature to give out that showed you how.  I also visited a
man who grew them in his yard and he taught me a lot from his patch.

What I would do now with your plants, is put up a line on fence posts over
your plant (s) now (unless you already have one), and in the spring train
one main sprout to go to the top of your fence ( approx 6 ft high).  Then
start it growing both directions on the fence.  I would also have a second
fence about 3 ft high, and start sprouts each direction at that level.  Let
each of these 4 sprouts grow to about 6 ft long each, then prune off the
ends.

Send me your e-mail address and I will send your my instructions on planting
and caring for muscadines

Dwayne


Quote:
>I drastically pruned my muscadine vine back so that there are only short
>stumps
> on the main trunk. It had grown out of control with a mass of small
> tangled
> vines.  Will it grow back?  Is it true that new muscadines only come of
> new
> growth?

> Bill Orr

> --
> http://home.earthlink.net/~billbernice1/
> Includes "Poems of the Sea"

 
 
 

Muscadine prunning

Post by Bill Or » Tue, 04 Jan 2005 22:53:38



Quote:
> Find out how to prune grapes/muscadines the right way.  What you did is OK,
> but you will increase your crop size if you prune them right.

> You don't say where your are, but when we lived in AR the county extension
> had printed literature to give out that showed you how.  I also visited a
> man who grew them in his yard and he taught me a lot from his patch.

> What I would do now with your plants, is put up a line on fence posts over
> your plant (s) now (unless you already have one), and in the spring train
> one main sprout to go to the top of your fence ( approx 6 ft high).  Then
> start it growing both directions on the fence.  I would also have a second
> fence about 3 ft high, and start sprouts each direction at that level.  Let
> each of these 4 sprouts grow to about 6 ft long each, then prune off the
> ends.

> Send me your e-mail address and I will send your my instructions on planting
> and caring for muscadines

> Dwayne

**
Thanks, Dwayne.  I never turn down good advice.  My email address is below.  I
live on the Gulf Coast.

Bill Orr