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Fruit trees, care and characteristics

Fruit trees, care and characteristics

The fruit trees are a living being, a plant that is mainly characterized by producing fruits. Many of these fruits are present in our diet. We could include in this category without problem the famous and healthy nuts.

As in most types of plants there are many varieties of fruit trees, some more suitable for humid climates while others are more suitable for prominently dry environments. In short we can find types of trees that adapt to most regions and climates that exist on the planet.

The purpose of fruit trees

In most cases this type of fruit trees are used with the objective of obtaining a benefit from their exploitation, the science of horticulture is responsible for this. The main objective is none other than to plant and grow these fruit producing plants to obtain or collect edible fruits for their own consumption or as part of a collection campaign.

As we saw there are many varieties of fruit trees. Within these varieties we can find some that since ancient times have been exploited by humans for food purposes, some of these well-known trees are apple trees, cherry trees or pear trees.

Cultivation of fruit trees

As is logical, the treatments and characteristics depend to a great extent on the kind of tree we are dealing with, although we should not forget the importance of the land, the climate or the subsequent care we give them.

Some of the main maintenance factors that these plants require are:

Plantation: Includes the entire selection process of the land, seeds and variety best suited to the place and temperature in which we are located. All these factors will be decisive to achieve future success.

Pruning: It is one of the most important care we can offer to these plant varieties. Eliminating certain branches allows us to preserve the fruit in the best possible state and in the future to favor and increase the collection of fruits.

Grafts: It is one of the procedures that allow us to manipulate certain characteristics in order to get the most appropriate to our needs.

Subscription: Choosing the most suitable fertilizer, we obtain superior growth and quality, that is why taking care of the type of land can represent the difference between success or failure.

Collection: It is time to collect the efforts described above, if they have been carried out correctly we can get a fruit of a superior quality.