But it was NOT looking like this. It was looking very SICKLY after planting in March, with limp yellowy leaves, and no vigor at all.
I went to Walter Andersen's last month to ask them about it.
She said, "Honestly, you'll just end up making the same mistake—so replacing it would be a waste of money."
So I went home & decided to treat the vine as if it had an insect problem, and sprayed its leaves with neem oil. Then I fertilized it with my favorite:
It smells like hell. But it works swell.
Because just a few weeks later, it looks like this! :
Someday soon, maybe it'll look like this:
How's that for atmosphere? I'm in love!