Cherry high density systems

Cherry high density systems


List of topics

  • Tatura Trellis: Year 1
    • select two shoots
    • maximise growth
  • Tatura Trellis: Year 2
    • Rest breaking agent
    • Cytolin
    • pluck the tops of leaders
    • score some leaders
    • thin shoots
    • spread strong shoots
    • twist strong upright shoots
    • pinch, head and stub new shoots
  • Tatura Trellis: Year 3
    • encourage new shoots from buds on blind sections of the leaders
  • Tatura Trellis: Year 4 and beyond
    • Fine-tuning
  • Open Tatura: Year 1
    • Follow procedure as for Tatura Trellis
  • Open Tatura: Years 2 and beyond
    • As for Tatura Trellis
  • Central Leader: Year 1
    • Beware of transplant shock
    • stub feathers
    • rest-breaking agent
    • Cytolin
    • pluck tops
    • remove low shoots
    • spread some shoots
    • Central Leader: Year 2 & beyond
    • complete the tree structure
    • repeat some activities from year 1
    • postpone heading for as long as possible
  • Aussie Bush: Year 1
    • nursery tree selection
    • cut them back
    • select 3-4 shoots
    • illustrations presented for tree training
    • keep leaders upright
    • spray to prevent bacterial canker
  • Aussie Bush: Year 2 and beyond
    • apply rest-breaking agent
    • Cytolin in spring
    • pluck leaders
    • score if needed
    • thin shoots if needed
    • spread and twist shoots if needed
    • drought trees
  • Renovating big cherry trees
  • Cytolin use for young trees

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