Winter is well and truly here and has brought some good chilling.
Now that all the leaves have fallen, it’s a good time to look at cherry trees with a critical eye and to assess fruit bud numbers and quality.
When you can see symptoms of delayed foliation it is too late and the damage has been done.
Hormones such as auxin are normally moved from apical shoots to the root system to encourage root development. Pruning removes these apical shoots and as a result, decreases root development.
Root growth in the spring is all important, especially for newly–planted orchards where the roots set the scene for tree establishment.
The earlier the roots start to grow, the greater the root mass will become.
Application of Waiken gives apple and cherry growers greater control over bud break, flowering and time of maturity.
Depending on when it is applied, it can be used to bring forward, or to delay bud-break.
FELCO 211 is lightweight, ergonomic and powerful, and particularly well suited for use in orchards, vineyards and landscaping. The FELCO 211 is a new range of loppers that offer an effective solution for cutting the toughest of branches with diameters up to 35 mm.