Michele Palieri grape tree
The Michele Palieri grape has a beautiful appearance and black berried grapes, it has good conservation properties and great resistance to transport. Harvested from mid-August, it has a winged and pyramidal bunch, and oval berries, with crunchy but not thick skin and a sweet and fleshy juice. The name derives from Michele Palmieri, who obtained it by crossing the Alphanse Lavallée and the Red Malga.
- vase 22cm, height 150/170cm
The Michele Palieri grape is an attractive, very vigorous and productive grape variety, which prefers expanded training systems and medium pruning. Michele Palieri has a good affinity with the most common rootstocks used. Grapes resist well to long transport. The Michele Palieri grape has a very large cluster (average weight 820 g), elongated, cylindrical, pyramidal, winged and loose. The grape is very large, oval, the skin is medium, resistant, pruinose, of a purplish black color that is striking for its intensity. The pulp is firm, with a neutral flavor, the pips are large.
Cultivation and Care :
The cultivation of table grapes is also possible in pots. For the sapling cultivation, wooden poles are used as supports; subsequently it will be necessary to fix the vine with galvanized wires at different heights, to these the shoots will be fixed with plastic ties. The grape harvest begins from mid-July to the end of December, depending on the variety and cultivation technique. It should be remembered that the grapes must be irrigated starting from flowering while irrigation must be suspended 15 days before harvest to avoid splitting the berries. As regards pruning, old branches must be wisely cut. Pruning is best done in autumn or late winter.