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I am planning the same thing. 2 years ago my neighbors got some from HD (which are selected for our area). They grew really well in a large pot and when they moved last year, they took the grapes with them. They told me they had grapes this year. I dont remember the name of the variety but both Lowes and HD order fruits and veggies selected for the zone the store is in. I'll probably repeat what my neighbors did since they had good results. i will put mine in the ground tho instead of a pot. Hope this helps a little.
PS Probably the best place to select a good variety is the TAM website.
Yes, I have grapes in my back yard.
I dunno the varieties. I bought them at Cotsco a few years back.
Before planting the bare root grapes I forgot them outside under the snow ... and they survived. So they are really hardy in my area.
I have green grapes mostly. They are good and sweet - I let the birds eat most of them, so they will not bother my tomatoes ... giggle.
By the way ... nope I cannot grow peas!
It might be because I was gone a lot in the past six months and I didn't take care much of my garden ... but those peas are still a mystery to me ...
I grow snowpeas here in Houston but I plant them with the fall garden, you know, brassicas, carrots, beets, radishes, lettuces, etc. I could probably grow English peas but I dont like them that much. In the heat of summer, I grow cowpeas like purple hull, crowder, ladypeas, etc. They can take the heat.
We have wild Mustang grapes everywhere you look along the roads around here. Not good for eating but they make a delicious jelly.
I've also had success with Thompson Seedless. Well, it hasn't died but it hasn't produced yet either. This will be year 3 so I'm hoping...
I have 3 or 4 living grapevines, but this year when the grapes come on, the bird netting follows. Mockingbirds wiped me out last year. Bought the vines at lowes. a white, a red and a black. Accidentally pruned the black too much, stuck cuttings in dirt last winter, and those vines lived too.