Grape Vines
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Why are my grape clusters shriveling and not ripening

Zone Western Washington state | Beverly added on September 2, 2014 | Answered

I had a lot of green grape clusters on the vine, but they have begun shriveling and not ripening. What have I done wrong?

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theficuswrangler
Answered on September 4, 2014

There are several possible diseases. More information here:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/grapes/black-rot-grape-treatment.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/grapes/preventing-pierces-disease.htm
Two diseases found especially in cool, moist weather are botrytis
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/r302100111.html
and downy mildew https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/downy-mildew.htm
You can take some fruit and leaf samples to the county extension service for a positive identification. This link will help you locate the closest one:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/what-is-extension-service.htm

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