UCCE Master Gardeners of Calaveras County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of Calaveras County

Home Orchard

The orchard demonstrates the Backyard Orchard Culture (BOC),  one of the methods recommended by UC experts for the home gardener.  BOC encourages the prolonged harvest of tree-ripened fruit from a small space.  Using BOC, many fruit varieties can be planted in a small area and tree shape can be maintained through aggressive summer pruning.  There are apple, pear, peach, plum, persimmon and nectarine trees

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