Yalumba Nursery Own Root Dormant Vine

OWN ROOT DORMANT VINE

Features:

  • Scion hot water treated at 50ºC for 30 minutes prior to grafting
  • Field grown for 1 season
  • Trueness to type checked in field nursery
  • Graded on root and shoot growth
  • Hot water treated at 52ºC for 5 minutes prior to delivery
  • Graded rootlings bundled and labelled into lots of 25

Production Cycle:

September - Vines are propagated

October - Vines are planted into the field nursery

October -May - Vines develop in the field nursery.

July-August - Vines are lifted and transported back to the nursery, where they are trimmed and treated for surface pathogens and then stored in the cool room awaiting customer delivery.

September-December - Vines ready for planting.


Advantages

Initially less expensive than a grafted vine

Disadvantages

Not resistant to phylloxera or nematodes