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Lorette system of pruning

Louis Lorette

Lorette system of pruning

by Louis Lorette

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Published by John Lane in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes chapter on modified system of pruning by A.H. Lees.

Statementtranslated from the French by W. R. Dykes.
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Open LibraryOL13740948M

The Lorette System of Pruning by Louis Lorette, first published in , Rodale Press translated it in Espalier Fruit Trees, Their History and Culture by Alan Edmunds, republished by Pomona Books, Limited edition of Hedges, Screens and Espaliers by Susan Chamberlin, HP Books, Summer pruning: the Modified Lorette System This system is the most widely used method of pruning bearing cordons and is started in the second year. In mid-summer-apples generally about a week later than pears – cut back mature laterals growing directly from the main stem at three leaves, not counting the basal cluster.

  Has anyone trained with the Lorette system of spur developing. I keep seeing that in the books but people at nurseries I ask, say just let the spurs develop on their own. If anyone has used the Lorette system, would you share at what time of year you do it and also if you keep on doing it throughout the growing season? Thanks again, Elizabeth.   The technique is called the Lorette system. There are a number of ways to prune and to control the fruit right down to bark ringing and pruning in the summer to contain growth. Try and find a copy of the RHS Pruning and Training book which will give you good advice covering the pruning of apple trees. One of the best tools to use is a Silky saw.

Lorette pruning system definition is - a system of summer pruning of fruit trees to encourage the development of fruiting spurs. Pruning tropical plants Pruning container plants. Chapter 3 Pruning tools and equipment. Secateurs Pruning knife Loppers Pole pruners Hand saws Trimmers Chainsaws Gloves. Chapter 4 Pruning hedges. Selecting hedging plants Establishing a hedge Types of hedge Pruning or trimming an established hedge Rejuvenating old and overgrown hedges Pruning.


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A spectacular success with fruit trees, as tested in Europe over a period of many years, Lorette pruning aims at the formation of fruit buds directly upon the main branches forming the framework of the trees.

The Lorette system has found a host of enthusiasts and this Rodale book is a must -- every chapter is a revelation. Read more Read less5/5(1). Lorette system of pruning book Lorette system of pruning Hardcover – January 1, by Louis Lorette (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1. The definitive book on summer pruning fruit trees for improved production and disease resistance - the only better book than the first edition is 4/5(1).

Louis Lorette; who was an arborist and the curator and professor of an agricultural school in Wagnonville, France, developed a system of pruning fruit trees that involves summer pruning only. It maximizes fruit production in the orchard through an espalier system.

Louis Lorette; who was an arborist and the curator and professor of an agricultural school in Wagnonville, France, developed a system of pruning fruit trees that involves summer pruning only. It maximizes fruit production in the orchard through an espalier system. He worked mainly with pear trees.

Lorette would certainly not agree with the May pruning strongly advocated in a recent book, Peach Growing in England england Subject Category: Geographic Entities see more details. Those of us at least who are gardeners can learn much from M. Lorette. His advice on the wide spacing of branches has already been by: 2.

The Lorette System of Pruning by Lorette, Louis Book condition: Used - Good Book Description. Every 30 days of the growing season after the first pruning, remove any branches that are now large enough. In cool climates, a Modified Lorette System is practiced: one pruning in mid-August to the third leaf of all pencil diameter branches, followed in winter by removal of those same branches down to almost the base where fruit spurs are forming.

The Lorette System of Pruning Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Louis Lorette (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Louis Lorette.

of over 1, results for Books: "pruning" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. The Lorette system of pruning (La taille Lorette) by Herbert E Durham | 1 Jan Unknown Binding Currently unavailable.

[Modified Lorette] Pruning does not start until the basal third of a new shoot has turned woody, and growth is slowing down. Timing will depend largely on the weather and which part of the country you are in. Prune too early and the basal buds will break and produce soft growth for the winter.

The Lorette System of Pruning by Louis Lorette Edition: Revised Edition (reset) Book condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Book Description. Find The Lorette System of Pruning by Louis Lorette - Find The Lorette System of Pruning by Louis Lorette - COVID Update. May 1, Biblio is open and shipping orders.

The Lorette System of Pruning by Louis Lorette Book condition: Very Good Book Description. Rodale Press, Hardcover. Very Good. Emmaus, PA: Rodale. Author: Louis Lorette: Publisher: Emmaus, Pa., Rodale Press [] Edition/Format: Print book: English: 2d ed. newly rev. with the 8th French ed.

by F.J. Chittenden, together with a chapter on a Modified system of pruning by A.H. LeesView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Pruning. Fruit-culture. More like this. Published on Jun 1, Louis Lorette developed and described a style of pruning in which a lot of the new growth was removed in summer.

Sounds weird, but it works. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lorette, Louis, Lorette system of pruning. London: John Lane the Bodley Head, (OCoLC) Cite this article (1) A Handbook of Hardy Fruits more commonly grown in Great Britain: Stone and Bush Fruits, Nuts, etc (2) Systematic Pomology (3) The Lorette System of Pruning.

What makes it possible, said Van Heek, is his method of pruning–the Lorette method, named for Louis Lorette (), the French arborist who laid out its principles in the manual Petit Guide sur l’Arboriculture. The book went through two editions before Lorette’s death inand another two revisions afterwards.

modified Lorette system. A formula for summer pruning apple and pear trees, particularly to confine the growth of two-dimensional forms and to induce fruit spurs to develop close to a main stem or branch. The formula is a simplified version of the Lorette system.

The book Ian mentions, The Lorette System of Pruning, is difficult to obtain and will set you back at least £60. This system of summer pruning apple trees promotes regrowth from less well developed buds near the shoot base which are more likely to turn into fruiting spurs.

Books Received | 20 February (1) A Handbook of Hardy Fruits more commonly grown in Great Britain: Stone and Bush Fruits, Nuts, etc (2) Systematic Pomology (3) The Lorette System of Pruning.The Lorette system of pruning Collection: Core Historical Literature of Agriculture Creator: Lorette, Louis.

Date: Subject: Pruning Extent: dpi JPEG page images Note: Digitization funded by NEH digital to microfilm conversion project.Lorette system. A formula for summer pruning apple and pear trees developed by the Frenchman Louis Lorette in the early 20thC.

The system involves three prunings, in July, August and September, according to the maturity of the shoots.