CULTIVATION TECHNIQUE OF CURRANTS

  • Advantages of maintenance pruning:
    • The aim is to increase the number of fruit bearing clusters
    • Shape the bushes into the forms suitable for machine harvesting
    • Increase the quality, clearness and ripen evenness of berries
  • Pruning should be done in spring before buds blossom or right after harvesting
  • Neat maintenance pruning considerably increases the level of harvest.