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ornamental vines

Term (also garden grapes, vines, trellis vines, fence vines) for mostly very vigorous lianas of the Vitaceae family (vine plants), which are mainly used to beautify house walls or walls and are pulled on trellises. Fruit enjoyment is not the main focus, but may be a pleasant side effect. The most important criteria for ornamental vines are beautifully shaped large leaves with attractive discoloration in autumn, as well as actively curling tendrils that hold on to the spreading leaf shoots. Because of the susceptibility to fungi and phylloxera Europeans Vines (Vitis vinifera) not very suitable. The Asian species is often used Vitis coignetiae (Japanese vine) and mushroom-proof varieties of various American vines such as Vitis californica. Vitis labrusca. Vitis riparia and Vitis rupestris,

ornamental vines

Ornamental vines from the genus Parthenocissus and Ampelopsis are included, as a houseplant also the genus Cissus. These pure ornamental vines are mostly (compared to wine grapes) dioecious, therefore no grapes can develop in single planting without fertilization. If fruits are desired, you can too table grapes can be used as ornamental vines, which are then pulled as house sticks on the trellis or in a pergola. Varieties commonly used for this purpose in the past Alphonse Lavallée. Blue Portuguese. Canadice. Chasselas. Frühroter Veltliner. argant. Isabella. Luglienga Bianca (Yellow silk grape), muscatel. Queen of the vineyards. Madeleine Royale and Schiava Grossa, Today mushroom-proof new breeds are used like Angela. Birstaler nutmeg. Calastra. Campbell Early. Decora. Fanny. Felicia. Ferdinand de Lesseps. Hecker. ignea. Mitschurinski. Muscat Bleu. Nero. Osella. pink. Rosetta and Terez, See also under grapevine,

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