A shoot will only grow as quickly as it can grow roots. To obtain
maximum growth rate soils must be ripped & tilled to provide
low penetration resistance -
less than 1 MPa.
Install GroGuards at the same time you plant cuttings, dormant
or green vines. Cuttings grow well in GroGuards and lag only a few
weeks behind rootlings.
Zip-Safe® seal makes assembly quick and easy.
Your vines are now safe from herbicide, wind, sand blast and
|Growth inside GroGuards
Growth is focused into a single, straight stem without laterals.
No training or pruning is needed - there is no need to open GroGuards.
Water use is reduced, so reduce irrigation!
GroGuards are much cheaper than traditional training because
almost no labour is needed.
|On the wire.
Vines run along the wire after 3-9 weeks. The vine is covered after
3-6 months. Increase irrigation to normal levels as the canopy expands.
GroGuards Zip-Safe® herbicide protection means
better, cheaper weed control and more growth.
Vines started in GroGuards cover the wire faster.
With four fully expanded
leaves out the top, GroGuards may be removed to reduce soiling and
weathering. Alternatively, leave GroGuards on until winter to maintain
herbicide protection. GroGuards can be re-used immediately or stored for later use.
|Increased growth means
Early cropping means increased income right when you need it. Increased
bounty continues for up to 5 seasons putting you well ahead financially
when it counts - in the first few years.
GroGuards make profit come faster.