the fate of grape vine
Other plants like cucumber and bitter gourd display different styles, tendrils seem to grab and wind things quicker. It is understandable because their life-span is short, so they have to make full of the short time available to go high up, kiss the sun and produce flowers and fruits preparing for the next generation. Grape vine can take it's own sweet time for the fact that it is programmed to last for decades.......
|grape vine: upper part against red brick column|
|Grape vine: tendrils red in colour|
|grape vine: the bottom part and the pot.|
Grape vine is said to last for over 120 years. After 20 years, vines start to produce smaller grapes. In some places, vines are kept for 400 years, not as productive as young vines, but definitely a vintage, a heritage to pass to the next generation. My concern now is when would the first set of flowers and grapes be....
bangchik and kakdah
pasir gudang, JOHOR