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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! There are many precautions that can be taken to avoid any major problem. This section is intended to help all those who have problems with a house grapevine, even if it does not come from FassadenGrün. In the worst case scenario, you may have to dig the stock out and plant a new one, as the choice of a good variety is often decisive. Nevertheless, it is sometimes worthwhile to try and heal and restore a historical vine from your great-grandfather -- all is possible...read on...

Preventing problems with grapevines


Location, varieties, pruning

Mildew - the worst grapevine disease

Powdery Mildew

Can sometimes be cured

Harmless disease

Grape Mites

Ugly but harmless

Grey Mold

Grey Mould Rot

Grape loss

Sunscald Damage

Heat Damage

When the weather is too good

Leaf-fall disease

Downy Mildew

Grapes in the field

Lack of lignification


Diminishing vitality

Damage by birds

Bird Damage

Where are the grapes?

Damage by wasps


Annoying intruders