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Fruit Growing


18 To 20 Inches Above The Ground
A Wrong Idea Of Inter-planting
Acres Of Oranges To A Man
Aged Peach Trees
Almond And Peach
Almond Planting
Almond Pollination
Almond Seedlings
Apple Budding
Apple Root-grafts
Apples And Alfalfa
Apples And Cherries For A Hot Place
Apricot Propagation
As To Use Of The Land You Lose Time By Growing The Seedlings In Place

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Pruning Oranges








Is it best to prune out orange trees by removing occasional branches so
as to permit free air passage through the trees? Some are advocating
doing so; but as I remember, the trees in southern California are
allowed to grow quite dense, so that we could see into the foliage but
very little.

It is a matter of judgment, with a present tendency toward a more open
tree than was formerly prescribed. Trees should be more thrifty and
should bear more fruit deeper in the foliage-wall if more air and light
are admitted. But this can be had without opening the tree so that free
sight of its interior is possible. We believe thinning of the growth to
admit more light and air is good, but we should not intentionally cut
enough to make holes in the tree.





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