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Pre-Cherry Institute Orchard Systems Tour

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

There will be a Cherry Orchards Systems Tour preceding the 75th Annual Cherry Institute.

Stop 1: 1:00 pm
Finley Cherries
1721 Cottonwood Road, Pasco

4th leaf ‘Rainier’/’Gisela6’ and ‘Benton’/’Gisela6’
Y-trellised fruiting walls (Taura, quad-V, double-V)

Stop 2:
Finley Cherries
Highland Drive, Benton City (east side, just north of Ki-Be High School)

2nd leaf ‘Coral Champagne’/’Gisela6’ and ‘Benton’/’Gisea6’
Y-trellised fruiting walls

At these orchards, we will discuss pruning and training to fruiting walls systems, trellis systems for shade and rain covers, use of platforms, mechanical pruning, pollinizer density and distribution, and other issues related to establishing and maintaining cherries to a fruiting wall system.

Contact Matt Whiting with questions: (509) 781-1580 or mdwhiting@wsu.edu

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/2018-pre-cherry-institute-orchard-systems-tour/

Organizer

Matt Whiting
Phone:
509-781-1580
Email:
mdwhiting@wsu.edu