Q How do I es­palier a ‘Gala’ ap­ple?

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A Set tree stakes about 2m (6½ft) high and apart, with the tree in the mid­dle. Put the low­est train­ing wire about 60cm (2ft) high, the rest 40cm (16in) apart, above it. Cut off the top of the main stem at 55cm (22in) above soil level. Next year three shoots should grow up and, at the end of the sea­son, train one each side along the hor­i­zon­tal wire and cut the mid­dle one off just be­low the next wire. See page 79 for more de­tails

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