Daily Archives: April 2, 2018

Training Young Walnut Trees: No Pruning/No Heading vs. Minimum Pruning Compared

Training young walnut trees occurs in the first 1-6 years in the life of an orchard. Traditionally it has been done using a modified central leader with a minimum pruning style. Research conducted since 2004 investigating pruning versus non-pruning on young walnut tree growth and productivity has challenged that paradigm. Continue reading