Whether you’re a beginner in farming, growing grapes, or just want a little more knowledge of the subject, it’s all here. Even if you need help understanding organic farming methods used to grow grapes, we got you!
Right from cultivating the correct variety to sowing, harvesting, and getting the best yield from your crop – MahakalAgro gives you the details.
India produces over 20 varieties of grapes, of which only 12 are used commercially. The tropical climate in India helps the vines stay evergreen and grow very well in areas that get less rain during the ripening season.
Here’s a short list to help you decide which ones you want to grow:
• Black seeded: Bangalore Blue, Isabella
• Black seedless: Sharad Seedless
• Purple seeded: Gulabi Syn
Before we go on, do see how widespread fruit farming in India is?
• Purple seeded: Gulabi
• White seeded: Anab-e-Shahi and Dilkhush
• White seedless: Tas-A-Ganesh and Sonaka
Did you know grapes are a type of berry!?
And if you want to get a higher yield of these tasty berries you’ve planted, then take care of the following:
The soil on your farm should be at a 6.5-8.5 pH value. This means that the soil should not be alkaline – sweet soil. Also, try to avoid growing grapes in soil that has very less or too much water holding capacity. Get a soil test to check all of these boxes.
Fruit farming in India is so prevalent that we fall in the list of top 10 countries producing grapes!
The spacing between each vine will depend on the type of soil used. The ideal distance between two rows of the plant should be 2 to 3 m, and the distance between the vines can be 1 m.
Get a detailed report on this from the experts at MahakalaAgro.
Test your soil to know if your farm has the following nutrients in the right quantities for proper growth-
You can either use organic or inorganic fertilizers based on the test results. We manufacture both in-house and can help you decide on the right quantities. Get your agricultural solutions from the experts at MahakalAgro!
If the onset of monsoon is late in your location, then June-July is a great time to plant the seeds. Otherwise, October to January would be the best!
Since the grape vines don’t need a lot of water to grow, drip irrigation is the best way to ensure your plants stay hydrated without being overwatered.
MahakalAgro offers aid to farmers in a lot of different ways.
From providing high-quality seeds to enabling the sale of your yield in the import/export market – we do it all!
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Check out our website for more information. You will find inorganic & organic fertilizers, insecticides, pesticides, and much more!