Accessories for growing on a trellis. The most common plants grown on the trellis are grapes, dwarf intensive apple orchard, cherries, raspberries, blueberries, plums, peas, cucumbers, tomatoes and others. Each plant has its own peculiarity, and the trellis for this plant also performs its functions.
The main functions of the plant trellis:
- increase in yield
- growth formation
- formation of the position of the sleeves
- protection against breaking when the crop is ripe
- protection against kink in various weather conditions
- improved ventilation
- improved sunlight gain
- creating consistency in the field or site
- convenience of processing the site
- convenience in harvesting, etc.
When analyzing the above functions of the trellis for a particular plant, you can quickly determine the necessary components, taking into account the length of the rows. As an example - tall raspberries. The fruits do not have much weight, which means we need to protect the branches from the wind. To install a trellis for tall raspberries, it is advisable to use 3-meter pillars, which, after installation, will rise to the ground by 2.5 meters due to the peculiarity of the plant itself. There are many fruits, but the weight is not significant, which means you can use either a plastic wire with a diameter of 2.6 or 3 mm, and a high-carbon metal wire with a diameter of 2 mm. Also, do not forget about the windage of the structure and additionally strengthen the intermediate pillars with anchors on the extreme rows of the site