There are approximately 10 to 30 grapes in 1 cup, depending on the variety being measured. There are over 1,000 grape varieties, in shades of red, yellow, green and purple, ranging in size from 1/2 inch to nearly 2 inches in diameter.
Dogs should not eat grapes because grapes and raisins have been linked to canine kidney failure. Not all dogs develop kidney failure after eating grapes, but there is no way to tell which dogs are affected.
Grapes are not good for dogs to ingest, and even small amounts of grapes or raisins can be fatal, according to PetMD. The exact reason for the toxicity is not known; however, the effects of the poisoning have been heavily documented.
A group of grapes is commonly called a bunch or a cluster. Grapes are a type of berry with a similar texture to blueberries. There are approximately 60 different species of grapes and more than 8,000 varieties. Some varieties of grapes are seedless.
Grapes are acidic. Grapes are one of the foods to be consumed with discretion for those with acid reflux concerns. Other fruits to be used with caution by people prone to heartburn include blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, and fruit juice beverages such as apple cider and orange j
Botanists define all grapes as berries, including red, green and black table grapes. The botanical definition of a berry is a fleshy fruit grown from one flower with one ovary.
Assuming that the average grape weighs between 0.17 and 0.20 ounces, there are 80 to 94 individual fruits in a pound of grapes, without counting the weight of the stems. The actual weight of that quantity of grapes varies based upon the specific kind of grape and ripeness.
Grape planting is generally done in very late winter or early spring. Specific planting time depends on the variety of grapes being planted and the region they are being grown in.
Dogs should not eat grapes because it can lead to kidney failure. Some dogs have eaten grapes without adverse effects, but the risk of kidney failure is well-documented so grapes are not considered safe for dogs.
Some common symbolic meanings for grapes include charity, wrath and abundance. Famously, these meanings are used in the Bible and the well-known song "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." They are also used in the book "The Grapes of Wrath," by John Steinbeck.