Espalier

Espalier- Espalier designs, Espalier cordon and Plant List

An Espalier can transform your shrub or tree into a glorious sight.Espalier are used to train shrubs or trees into a formal branching pattern on a fence, trellis, wall, or even on freestanding posts and wires. Get facts and information on how to use espalier, design choices, how to create a simple tiered cordon, and [...]

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Ornamental Fruit Gardens and Espaliers

You may be wondering what an ornamental fruit garden is. This type of garden is made up of various types of ornamental fruit. The fruit trees can be easily trained to form beautiful gardens. Trained fruit trees and bushes that can be bought in a host of interesting and architectural forms, such as espaliers and [...]

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How to Prune Established Espalier Trees

Pruning is an important task that will ensure that your established espalier trees will grow and produce flowers and fruit as they should. You should plan on an annual winter pruning which is best carried out as soon as the leaves have fallen. More info can be found on building supports for your espalier fruit [...]

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Espalier: How to Build Espalier Supports

Learning how to espalier your favorite fruit tree or ornamental shrubs is a great experience for the gardener. If you are new, and wondering how to espalier and what types of plants do best for espaliers, see: How to Espalier Fruit Trees and Ornamental Plants, and for pruning tips, How to Prune Established Espalier Trees. [...]

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How to Espalier Fruit Trees and Ornamental Plants

Learning to espalier your fruit trees and other ornamental plants is a skill and a worthwhile endeavor. So, you want to know what an Espalier is? No, it has nothing to so with expelling anything. It is a trellis upon which a tree or shrub is trained so that its trunk and branches lie in [...]

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