Diseases and Problem Prevention in Grapevines

These dramatic pictures show what kind of problems can arise with grapevines... one can ask, do grapevines even stand a chance? Well yes, absolutely! A vine can almost always be saved, and there are many precautions that can be taken to avoid diseases in the first place. It is certainly worthwhile to try to heal and restore a historical vine that came from your great-grandfather... This section is intended to help all those who have problems with a house grapevine, even or especially with a vine you have not gotten from FassadenGrün. In the worst case scenario, you may have to dig the stock out and plant a new one, as the variety one chooses is often decisive. But if you have chosen to preserve an old and historical variety, you may find a solution to your problem here. All is possible... read on...


Location, varieties, pruning

Powdery Mildew

Can be controlled

Grape Mites

Ugly but harmless

Grey Mould Rot

Grape loss; reduces yield


In very hot weather

Downy Mildew

Especially in vineyards...


Loss of vitality

Bird Food

Where are the grapes?


Unwelcome 'guests'