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    Fruit Tree Care (A three-session series)

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

    100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118
    • Saturday February 15th 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    • Saturday May 30th 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    • Saturday September 12th 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    Dan Lurie, Erdenheim Farm Manager

    Pruning Pome and Stone Fruits - Saturday, February 15 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    Learn how different types of fruit trees flower and fruit and how to prune them. Dan will demonstrate pruning techniques.

    Thinning Fruit/Pests and Diseases of Fruit Trees - Saturday, May 30 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    Learn when and how to thin fruit for a better crop. We will cover common insect and disease issues that occur in fruit trees in our area.

    Fruit Harvest and Cider Pressing - Saturday, September 12 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    Learn about fruit harvest timing and storage as well as see a demonstration and sampling of hand-pressed cider.

    This three-session course meets at the Sheep Barn parking lot at Erdenheim Farm located at 5051 Flourtown Road, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444.

    Members: $125 | Non-Members: $140

    Accessibility Information

    This class takes place in an outdoors location at Erdenheim Farm, sometimes on uneven surfaces.

    $125 - $140
    Continuing Education Dept at Morris Arboretum
    215-247-5777 X125

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