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winter protection

Various measures to protect the vine in cold areas in winter against the frost to protect. It used to be common practice to cover the vines with soil. In doing so, one makes use of the fact that the temperature below the earth's surface only drops to a few degrees minus, while the air temperature can be lower by 20 ° Celsius. Due to the high cost, this is only practiced in Russia, some Asian countries and in China. A less expensive form is it, only those required for next year's growth shoots to cover with earth. The usual procedure today is the pruning Make sure that spare parts are available for frozen parts of the vine. See also below Weingarten Care,

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