can I still prune grapevines?

joannaqcw(NY 4/5)May 7, 2009

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joannaqcw(NY 4/5)

Sorry! That was a mispaste. Here's the question:

I have 2 grapevines, one Bluebell and one Somerset Seedless, which I planted last spring on either side of an arbor. They're well fertilized and mulched but I didn't get to pruning them. Now the vines are at bud burst. Can I still prune them now without damaging the vines? I've seen online references to doing a *second* pruning at/after bud break; how about a first one?

    Bookmark   May 7, 2009 at 2:37PM
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We just got around to doing our first pruning last week, it'll be fine. The sap runs out for a bit but it doesn't matter, they'll survive. They've always survived, now if only the birds wouldn't get there first when it's time to harvest.....hmmmm

    Bookmark   May 14, 2009 at 8:54AM
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