Training and Pruning Your Home Orchard
December 31, 2010
Training fruit trees helps them to develop a strong sturdy structure that will support years of high-quality productivity. This 12-page bulletin provides all you need to know about training and pruning fruit and nut trees, including the fundamental tools required, how to problem solve different tree-branching systems, and applying the basics to different fruit and nut trees (including dwarfs and spurs). Supplemented by seventeen helpful illustrations, soon you'll be successfully maintaining your orchard, whether it contains apple, pear, sweet and sour cherry, peach, fig, plum, walnut, hazelnut or apricot trees, among many others.
Authors: Jeff Olsen, Robert L. Stebbins
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