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pruning tropical fruit trees (mango, avocado, jackfruit)

Posted by booeyschewy z10b (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 17, 10 at 19:00

i've heard two different nursery directors talk about a "new" way of pruning fruit trees for the home garden. basically the idea is to keep them small (just above head height & bushy), and seperate them by 9' for root growth. For obvious reasons this sounds intriguing, but I can't find anything on this technique, let alone applied to mangos, avocado, or jackfruit

Do you all have resources for training and pruning this fruit trees to stay small and plentiful?


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RE: pruning tropical fruit trees (mango, avocado, jackfruit)

This one might be helpful for growing/pruning dwarf/condo mango...good pruning techniques from Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden


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