To prune, wait until the grapevines are dormant for the season, then identify and remove old growth that has already produced fruit. Trim off all weak or damaged canes, and trim new growth that has not yet produced fruit... More »

Spur-pruning refers to cutting back dormant grapevine canes, leaving "spurs" of two or three dormant buds. In cane pruning, the gardener removes all but two canes from each vine and positions each remaining pair of canes... More »

Grape vine pruning tips include paying attention to which cane bore fruit the year before and keeping the strongest shoots so that the vine can grow vertically. The pruning method depends on several factors, including wh... More »

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