Vitis vinifera Growing Stages



Dormant Bud (01)
3/29/04

Xylem sap exudate, or 'bleeding' during pruning
3/29/04

Bud break in vinifera, green tip is visible (05)
4/18/04

First two leaves visible after bud break (09)
4/18/04

Five to six leaves visible (12)
4/26/04

Grape florescences clearly exposed, single flowers in compact groups (15)
5/13/04

One flower open in White Riesling (17)
5/31/04

Berry set in White Riesling (27)
6/13/04

Buck-shot berry size (29)
6/13/04


Pea-size berry stage, bunches start to hang down (31)
7/12/04


Lemberger almost completed with veraison. There was a lot of leafhopper damage in this block this year. (35)
8/12/04

Lemberger - veraison (35)
8/12/04

Merlot, harvest ready (38)
9/1/04

Chardonnay, near harvest (38)
9/1/04