Vitis ‘Boskoop Glory’
Grape ‘Boskoop Glory’, Vitis ‘Gloire de Boskoop’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Boskoop Glory’ _ ‘Boskoop Glory’ is a vigorous, woody, deciduous vine with lobed, dark green leaves turning orange or red in autumn, and dense panicles of fragrant, insignificant greenish-white flowers in early summer followed by clusters of edible, juicy, blue-black fruit when ready to harvest in late summer or early autumn. A cold-hardy varietal suitable for use as a dessert or wine grape.
Contact may irritate the skin.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Insignificant or absent, Greenish-white in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Brown scale , Glasshouse red spider mite , Mealybugs
Downy mildew , Powdery mildew
Pruning group 11 in midwinter and in midsummer. Pruning group 12 for formal training.
Grafting, Hardwood cuttings, Layering
WHERE TO GROW
Vitis ‘Boskoop Glory’ (Grape ‘Boskoop Glory’) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 6m after 10-20 years.
Conservatory, Wallside and trellises
Grow in deep, rich, moist but well-drained loam in a sheltered, sunny or partially shaded site. Prefers neutral to slightly acid soil but will tolerate a wide range of conditions. Dislikes extremely chalky soil. Protect new growth from frost.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy