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Definition of cordon

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Definition as written by Terry:

A technique where the plant is pruned to a single, main stem.

Definition as written by Magpye:

A very interesting way to grow fruit trees. Apples and pears do well in this mode. The tree is repeatedly pruned and trained to grow as a single rope like stem. For lack of space, this is ideal.

Definition as written by NatureWalker:

1) A tree or shrub, especially a fruit tree such as an apple or pear, repeatedly pruned and trained to grow on a support as a single ropelike stem. This method is also used for Indeterminate tomato vine plants.
2) To form a cordon around (an area) so as to prevent movement in or out; as in a cage.

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