Persian Grape – Angoor ‘Rish Baba’ Information and Care
There are many uses for Persian grape vine plants. Not only can you eat the fruit fresh. Dry fruits as a sweet snack that can be stored long term. The unripe Persian grape is known as Ghooreh. Also, lets not forget the leaves being used for Dol-meh.
This easy to grow Persian grape vine is great for low chill, mild winter climates. Plant in the full Sun and well draining water. As a deciduous plant, do not provide supplemental water while dormant in the Winter. Prune grapevines during this time to prepare for Spring growth. Begin to water once plants leaf out and increase the frequency as the temperature increases in the Summer.
Till the top layer of the soil in the winter and apply some manure along with organic fertilizers before Spring growth. To prevent or treat for common fungus like powdery mildew, use an organic fungicide such as liqui-cop.