[NAFEX] Grape suckers?

rob hamilton lostman_amiga at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 3 07:56:16 EDT 2003


I look forward to the next book. I was going to ask
this as part of the "Grape leaf harvest" thead, but
you may know.  What are the best varieties of grapes
for leaf harvest. Are muscidine leaves ever used?

Robert zone 7b

  
--- "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com> wrote:
> Can't say, though I'm sure several cultures have
> done it.  This is something
> I've tried out on my own.  It's one of a number of
> things I'm preparing for
> a new book, on using grapes (ALL parts of the grape
> vine) as a companion to
> The Grape Grower.
> -Lon Rombough
> Grapes, writing, consulting, plus the book The Grape
> Grower at
> http://www.bunchgrapes.com
> 
> ----------
> From: "Mark Lee" <markl at nytec.com>
> To: "North American Fruit Explorers"
> <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: RE: [NAFEX] Grape suckers?
> Date: Mon, Jun 2, 2003, 12:27 PM
> 
> 
> Lon,
> I associate eating grape leaves with Greek food.  Is
> the eating of green
> shoots of grapes associated strongly with any
> culture?  I have never heard
> of doing this.
> -Mark Lee, Seattle z7b/8a
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> [mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of
> Lon J. Rombough
> Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 11:42 AM
> To: North American Fruit Explorers
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Grape suckers?
> 
> If you have a mist bench you can cut them up into
> green cuttings and root
> those.  If the vine doesn't have fuzzy or hairy
> shoots (such as Concord
> does), smooth stemmed green shoots can be steamed
> and eaten, though you
> might want to sweeten them a bit - they tend to be
> acid.
> -Lon Rombough
> 
> From: Thomas Olenio <tolenio at sentex.net>
> Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers
> <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2003 13:41:54 -0400 (EDT)
> To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: [NAFEX] Grape suckers?
> 
> 
> Hello All,
> 
> Every year I get a couple of grape suckers coming up
> from the base of my
> vines.  Can these be rooted?
> 
> Hate to just toss things away.  Especially when you
> can sell them!
> 
> 
> Later,
> Tom
> 
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