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two year old wood

Term for the basic shoot of the one-year-old wood on a vine; see there.

Term (also young wood) for the new, green shoot of the vine. Grapes are only formed on one-year-old wood, which is why they are also known as fruiting canes or fruiting shoots. They only begin to lignify after full ripening in late summer or early autumn, but this is only completed at the beginning of winter dormancy at the end of the vegetation cycle. This shoot can be recognised by its smooth bark and clearly developed winter eyes (winter buds). The information for a new shoot and the fruit set for the next cycle is already stored in the winter bud. The picture on the left shows a very old vine, the picture in the middle a shoot in spring and the...

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