Espalier it’s a system of growing dwarf fruit trees on espaliers where they are grown in an intensive way and can be easily covered by netting when needed. It’s not an original system, in fact, in Europe because shortage of suitable land and it’s high cost many, or most orchards are now being grown in this manner.
10 Tips on Growing Dwarf Fruit Trees. I just planted about 8 new Dwarf Trees in my backyard, adding to the 4 I already had. For a small city lot, these are great. :) This year I have awesome pears, apples and sweet cherries.
See our ingenious pruning method for growing an orchard in a small backyard. Shown: Kept small with timed pruning, this 'Fuji' apple tree stands about 4 feet high and wide and produces an ample crop of full-size fruits.
Building An Espalier = Living Fence - Using standard pruning techniques, you can train dwarf fruit trees to form a living wall that will enhance your yard's privacy and provide beauty and fresh produce.