• Scientific name:  Vitis vinifera


  • Place of origin: Mediterranean, Asia Minor.


  • Description: Woody creeper with attractive leaves and clusters of grapes. In South India, the vine is grown for ornamental reasons rather than the fruit.
  • Grow best: In bright sunlight in well-drained soil.
  • Use: Makes wines, jams , jellies and salads and a nutritious fruit rich in vitamins.


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