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Vitis are vigorous deciduous climbing shrubs with tendrils and attractively lobed leaves, insignificant green flowers followed by often edible fruits; some have excellent autumn foliage colour
'Brant' is a large deciduous, self-clinging climber with deeply 3- or 5-lobed leaves, in autumn turning deep red and purple with green veins. Insignificant flowers followed by small, edible black grapes
Toxicity Contact may irritate the skin
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Vigorous decorative vine with edible fruits, ideal for sun or partial shade in a well-drained soil, especially in a neutral or alkaline soil
Propagate by layering or hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 11 in midwinter and in midsummer, pruning group 12 for formal training
Pests May suffer from glasshouse red spider mite and brown scale; mealybugs are a problem under glass
May be affected by powdery mildews
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