Cold-hardy and one of the finest dessert wine varieties, award-winning Vitis 'Boskoop Glory' is a vigorous climbing vine producing sweet and aromatic black grapes.
Fragrant, greenish-white flowers appear in early summer, followed by clusters of juicy, blue-black grapes in late summer or early fall.
Give it plenty of sun, a sheltered spot and a sturdy support and it will reward you with its best fruits.
Soil: Very well-drained, neutral to alkaline soils, sandy, chalky or loamy
Position: Full sun
Pick: Late Summer, early Autumn
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Uses: Wine-making and eating
Ultimate Height and Spread (10-20 years): Higher than 12 metres, 2.5-4 metres
Grape Vines need to be pruned hard in winter to keep them under control. Prune while growth is completely absent. Can be grown both outdoors or in greenhouse, polytunnel or conservatory. Water well during dry spells.