Black hamburgh grape vine

Vitis vinifera 'Black Hamburg'('Schiava Grossa')

Black hamburgh grape vine - Vitis vinifera  'Black Hamburg'('Schiava Grossa')

Common Name: Black hamburgh grape vine
Genus: Vitis
Species: vinifera
Cultivar: 'Black Hamburg'('Schiava Grossa')

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Edible fruit, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 7.00 m (700 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained



A vigorous grape vine that grows well in a greenhouse as well as outside against a south or south-west facing wall. It is one of the easiest grapes to grow though only sets fruit outdoors after a long hot summer. In a greenhouse it sets freely producing large bunches of sweet tasting dark red or purple grapes year after year.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate plenty of well-rotted organic matter in to the planting hole. Prune in mid-winter cutting back to fit the available space and again in mid-summer if necessary.


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