The Q&A Archives: Grapes...

Question: I have never had grapes in California and I was wondering if it is normal for them to die down and look almost dead this time of year? Thank you.

Answer: Grapevines die down during the winter months, so what you're observing is a perfectly natural process. Prune them back in early spring, before new growth begins. Here's a website that might be of interest:

It tells you all you need to know about growing grapes and includes illustrations to guide you through pruning!

« Click to go to the homepage

» Ask a question of your own

Q&A Library Searching Tips

  • When singular and plural spellings differ, as in peony and peonies, try both.
  • Search terms are not case sensitive.

Today's site banner is by plantmanager and is called "Captivating Caladiums"