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Bark ringing technique

NO matter how well you plan, sometimes you face the situation where a fruit tree just grows too big for its allotted space. Pruning the branches back can make matters worse, because the more you prune, the more you help stimulate it into growth.

There are various reasons why some trees grow bigger than others. Soil and feeding play a part, but fruit trees can become very vigorous once they have established and this is usually because they were budded or grafted onto a

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