growing an ecosystem of abundance

Grafting and Pruning

Services offered: Grafting and Pruning

by appropriate methods throughout the year

including but not limited to:

  • ‘Topworking’ established trees, by grafting branches with new and/or multiple varieties
  • Custom propagation of select varieties by grafting on appropriate rootstock
  • Winter pruning for stimulating growth and renewing old wood on established trees
  • Summer pruning for controlling growth and tree size
  • Establishment and maintenance of ‘espalier’ trained trees to fit along walls and fence lines: including horizontal cordon and ‘palmette’ or fan styles
  • Thinning of fruit to increase size and color, and to reduce alternate bearing tendency

contact John Valenzuela for scheduling and rates.