[NAFEX] Black Monukka Grape Opinions
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Wed May 20 17:33:33 EDT 2009
You must have gotten the plants at a big box store. Black Monukka in
GA. doesn't have much of a chance. Being pure vinifera, it will suffer
from black rot, downy and powdery mildew, Pierce's Disease, phylloxera
on the roots, and several kinds of fruit rots. We won't go into what
will eat the vine. If it was grafted on a phylloxera resistant
rootstock and sprayed 2 to 3 times a week, you might get something from
Some store must have gotten a deal from a west coast nursery.
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On May 20, 2009, at 1:15 PM, Ron wrote:
I just bought a Black Monukka Grape and was wondering if any of you
have experience with it and how you like it. I read that it is
supposed to have traces of seeds and be good for drying into raisins.
Ron: Zone 7b Georgia_______________________________________________
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