Advice for grape vine bought from nursery


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I've just bought these 2 grape vines (1.5 feet tall) from the nursery and wonder what would be the best action:

- either put them straight into my soil garden, and let them grow for the rest of the season (3 months of good weather left)

- transplant them into air pots/bags for root development by air pruning, take advantage of their mobility and keep them in the house during the autumn and winter months, and put them into the soil of my garden next spring.

Would the second option be worth the hassle ?

Thanks for your replies.
 
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Meadowlark

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They appear to be in very good shape. Of course, the sooner in the ground, the better. They need special care until they get some roots established...never let them dry out.

What type of grapes are they
 
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Neither would I try to propagate from them yet.
Give them a year of free, easy growth, removing all fruit next season.
(Well maybe let one bunch grow, just to see what they taste like.)
Where I live, grapes are mostly grown indoors, and I have 2 "Boskoop Glory" vines; one I planted 3 year ago, one I was given last autumn, by another allotmenteer who didn't want it!
Between them, they now take up one complete side of a 6m polytunnel, and I'm restricting the one which has been in three years, to twenty bunches (hopefully 50 next year).
Hopefully, you be enjoying grapes a-plenty very soon.
 

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