After the vine gets older, it will make strong wood to the full height of the tallest trellis, in one season, provided it be well fed with proper fertilizers. We think this system of training for city trellises, will be much admired when once it has been tried.
The text is from Bright’s Single Stem, Dwarf and Renewal System of Grape Culture, by William Bright (1860). Click here to read the book online, or to download it free from the Internet Archive.
artwork by Joanne Stanbridge 2012