Gardening Jargon – Espalier

Espalier is the horticulture practice to control woody plant growth for fruit production by pruning and tying branches to the frame . If garden space is limited, consider these double duty plants which can add the decoration along with tasty fruits in the season.

I am surprise to know but at some places they are trained against wall to reflect more sunlight and keep heat overnight . Read more on wiki Espalier

In Elizabeth F Gamble Palo Alto Garden I found some interesting example of Espalier

Espalier

You are noticing this trends in garden or in your neighbourhood. But now you know what it is 🙂 . Share with us which woody plants have you seen like these.

Happy Gardening !

 

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