Are custard apple growers using lateral thinking ahead of the game in horticulture?

JB
November 7 2022 - 5:00am
Lukas and Melissa Van Zwieten in their custard apple orchard at Teven, NSW, showing how trellis wire comes to a fixed point at ground level. The whole purpose is to make production more efficient. Picture by Jamie Brown
Lukas and Melissa Van Zwieten in their custard apple orchard at Teven, NSW, showing how trellis wire comes to a fixed point at ground level. The whole purpose is to make production more efficient. Picture by Jamie Brown

CUSTARD apples grown on trellis wires have certain advantages over traditional vase shaped trees when it comes to orchard maintenance and for NSW North Coast growers Lukas and Melissa Van Zwieten the choice to build their new orchard this way has paid off.

JB

Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter

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