Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
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Pistachio Pruning Videos

Growing Pistachios in California: Climate & Cultivars | Orchard Management | Pruning & Training | Nutrients & Fertilization

A series of short videos featuring Robert Beede, Kings County Farm Advisor, and Chris Wiley, Ranch Manager Agri-World, in commercial pistachio orchards in Madera Co., California, demostrating the pruning and training of pistachios from planting to maturity.

Pistachio Pruning & Training - The First & Second Years

Pistachio Pruning & Training - Years 3 to 5

Pistachio Pruning & Training - Years 6 to 8

Pistachio Pruning & Training - The Mature Tree part 1 of 3: Using hand shears.

 

Pistachio Pruning & Training - The Mature Tree part 2 of 3: Removing unproductive lower limbs.

 

Pistachio Pruning & Training - The Mature Tree part 3 of 3: Using pole shears.

A great link for more-detailed  videos: Robert Beede's Kings Co. website

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