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  • Washington IFTA 2015

Basic rules of Stemilt’s tall spindle

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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—Trees are planted at densities of 1,000 to 1,500 trees per acre (typically 3 or 4 feet between trees and 11 to 12 feet between rows).

—Precocious dwarfing rootstocks are used because early cropping is essential to pay for establishment costs and help control tree vigor.

—Highly feathered nursery trees are used.