Grapes October 14, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

The trunk is the permanent, aboveground woody stem of a tree or vine.

A cordon is a long arm, usually trained along a wire, from which fruiting canes develop.

Fruiting canes are the one-year-old canes that will produce the current year's fruit.

Structure of a grape vine.
Photo by Agne27 / CC BY

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.