Fan-trained trees: initial training

Fan-trained trees are productive, attractive and produce a useful crop considering they take up little space. Initial training requires a little effort, but the results are rewarding.

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Initial fan training a red currant.

Quick facts

Suitable for Almonds, apples, cherries, figs, peaches, pears, plums, nectarines and redcurrants
Timing Summer
Difficulty Moderate

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