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WA 38 Pruning Tour – North Central Region

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

The North Central Washington WA 38 Dormant Pruning Tour is scheduled for Friday, November 9, 2018. The tour will focus on training and dormant pruning on first and second leaf trees trained to various systems.

Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows and/or as stops are of interest.

No registration required

Tour schedule
Morning Location Coordinates (click on coordinates for map link)
Stop #1 Box Canyon Orchards – Tonasket 48°38’22.1″N, 119°27’52.8″W or 48.639481, -119.464678
10:00 – 11:30 100 Eberlie Rd., Tonasket, WA 98855
Directions: Hwy 97/20 turn onto Eberlie Rd. Follow WSU signs down this dead-end road.
Landmark off the road is a giant rock the size of a small house.
Planted 2018. 2.5 x 10′ bi-axis on G395
Afternoon
Stop #2 Rocky Road Orchards Inc. – Orondo 47°36’58.2″N, 120°13’23.5″W or 47.616173, -120.223202
1:30 – 2:45 20 East Rocky Road, Orondo, WA 98843
Directions: Turn east onto East Rocky Road; follow WSU signs down to orchard block.
Planted 2018. Short V-single leader 2 D on G.890, G.41, G.969
Stop #3 Legacy Orchards – East W3natchee 47°25’13.9″N, 120°11’48.5″W or 47.421634, -120.196745
3:30 -5:00 4040 10th St. NE, East Wenatchee, 98802
Directions: Take Grant Road past the roundabout by the airport and continue heading east. Take first left (north) off of Grant onto Grant Road and proceed just past Sabey storage data center and take a left at the Legacy sign just before the Northern Fruit company storage. Then follow the paved road all the way to the top and continue driving to the large water reservoir.
Planted 2017 and 2018. Angled canopy, multiple leader, 2 D on G.41

 

To get directions to each tour stop, click on the map coordinates.

Details

Date:
November 9
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Karen Lewis
Phone:
509-760-2263
Email:
kmlewis@wsu.edu
Washington State University