Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Pruning Espalier Fruit Trees

The Espaliery is being pruned this week, with a lot of new soft growth being removed.

This is an important part of the midsummer maintainance routine; aiming to thin the canopy, allowing sun in to ripen the fruit and also keeping  the trees to the desired size.

Here Clive is attending to the arch of Beurre Bosc pears. For more on The Espaliery click here

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