Pear tree training and pruning techniques from the pear research orchard.


  • Delayed heading
  • How to train pear trees into a 4 leader system on Open Tatura trellis
  • Cordon tree training for pear trees
  • Managing Leader Growth on Young Pear Trees
  • How to Notch dormant pear tree buds
  • Ripping or Rubbing? - Removing unwanted growth points on young pear trees
  • Automation in the orchard - picking and pruning platform


This project, AP12002 Profitable Pears: Maximising productivity and quality of new pear varieties, is funded by Agriculture Victoria with co-investment from Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited using the apple and pear levy and funds from the Australian Government