Growing Fruit Trees

Growing Fruit Trees

Novel Concepts and Practices for Successful Care & Management

Book - 2011
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Jean-Marie Lespinasse and Évelyne Leterme, fruit tree specialists based in France, explain the unique conditions and requirements of fifteen different types of trees--almond, apple, apricot, cherry, chestnut, fig, grape, hazelnut, kiwi, olive, peach, pear, plum, quince, and walnut. From understanding climatic limitations and tree morphology to selecting rootstock varieties and mastering fertilization technique, principles of training, and proper harvesting methods, this manual provides an in-depth study of fruit tree cultivation for landscape designers, arborists, horticulturalist, and serious gardeners alike. By respecting the natural characteristics and habits of the trees, you will learn sensitive, effective interventions to ensure strong, healthy fruit tree development. Technical details are elegantly and clearly illustrated in more than 300 full-color photographs and drawings, supplemented by a comprehensive glossary and resource list.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2011.
ISBN: 9780393732566
Branch Call Number: 634/GROWING
Characteristics: 352 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 29 cm.


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Feb 09, 2016

This is a very detailed book, however it contains a lot of technical terms so it may not be for the average backyard gardener. The information in the book has wonderful advice however, and I'm so glad that I read this book prior to planting my fruit trees!


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