NC State University Extension Growing Fruit Tree Workshop

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Event Date:  Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Time:  1–4 p.m.

Location:  N.C. Cooperative Extension, Alexander County Center

Speaker:  Mike Parker, NC State University Fruit Tree Specialist

Fruit trees – apple, peach, nectarine, pear, etc. – grown by backyard growers can be done successfully. Participants will be guided through tree fruit production from A-Z. Topics discussed will be training systems for different fruit trees, pruning, site selection, soils, weed management, pest management, varieties, rootstock, and more.

Class space is limited – registration is required. Register by contacting Julie Campbell at or 828-632-4451.