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Axier

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Gold Nugget trees training in Spain
« on: February 25, 2017, 06:40:29 AM »
In the link below you can see how are trained Gold Nugget trees in Spain.
Although this technique is useful for any vigorous citrus variety.
It is based on inducing fruit through bending vigorous branches. It is called "palm tree training".
The video is not in English but is self explanatory. It shows how are trained through first, second and third year.

https://youtu.be/EMsWXLPK79c
« Last Edit: February 27, 2017, 06:49:54 AM by Axier »

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Re: Gold Nugget trees training in Spain
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 12:28:22 AM »
Very interesting. Thanks!

Does it say how they're bending the branches? I mean do they bend them until they crack a little?

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Re: Gold Nugget trees training in Spain
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2017, 06:42:23 AM »
I think that they just bend the branches, at the limit, but not cracking.
They only mention "bending".
When sap is flowing actively, branches are a bit mouldable.
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Re: Gold Nugget trees training in Spain
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 10:20:31 AM »
thanks. I was afraid I missed something in the text

 

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