What we use (machine)VSL operates the UK's only mechanical vine planting machine. We run a Wagner Champion 2, double row planter. The double row planter enables us to plant the same volume of plants as a single row machine, whilst travelling at a considerably slower speed. This results better quality of plantation, achieved through a more even root distribution in the soil, and a more complete backfill of soil into the planting hole.
The machine is guided by laser, to achieve perfectly, straight parallel vine rows:
Why Machined Vine Planting Must Be Done With Great Care And Skill
Classic ‘J' Rooting. This vine has failed to establish, as a result of: