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  1. Gus Meaulnes

    Petite Pearl Brix

    Brix got no higher than 18, but I lost nearly my entire crop to yellow jackets. Live and learn, I guess. Will harvest earlier next year no matter the brix and/or cover with bee netting.
  2. Gus Meaulnes

    Petite Pearl Brix

    Planted both Marquette and Petite Pearl four year ago with last year being my first harvest. This year, Marquette clusters didn't survive a May freeze here in central Ohio. Harvested PP a year ago today at 2,797 GDD, 23 brix, 3.29 pH, and .90 TA. This year, brix has been stuck at 15 for two...