Fruit trees - Intensive care

Intensive apple and pear planting systems offer potential rewards in yield and quality. Brian Lovelidge looks at the approaches being adopted.

by Brian Lovelidge
Gala apples at Sainbury's concept orchard at Rankin Farm, Kent has a yield target of 60t/ha - image: Brian Lovelidge
Gala apples at Sainbury's concept orchard at Rankin Farm, Kent has a yield target of 60t/ha - image: Brian Lovelidge

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