Tutored plants, a technique to improve the development of your crops

Tutored plants, a technique to improve the development of your crops

The harvest of fruit trees requires a series of care and practices that help their conservation and growth. Plant tutoring is one of these procedures that should be performed on most fruit crops, as well as some garden plants and flower crops.

This practice helps the crops have a support on which they can support and grow correctly, preventing the fruits or leaves from ending up in poor condition due to blows to the ground or inadequate contact with light and air. According to an article on the ECOagricultor portal about the holding and tutored of plants, among its benefits it also facilitates care tasks and reduces the risk of problems such as pests or diseases.

Benefits for creeping plant growth

This technique also helps the vertical growth of creepers or vines because it works as a guide for their growth, achieving a more organized crop and, in some cases, facilitating the obtaining of sunlight and serving as a curtain to control direct entry. of light to other types of plants that are located nearby.

Types of tutors

There are many plant tutoring techniques. Its use will depend on the type of crop you have, the space you have, the fruit or the flower of the plant and even the farmer or gardener in charge.

According to the article 'Plant tutoring' on the Things Gardening portal, these are some of the most popular types of tutoring:

Simple tutoring

It is one of the most common types of tutoring, which can be used for plants such as passion fruit, beans, passion fruit, among others.

To do this, a support must be buried approximately 10 centimeters from the planting of the plant and fastened to the cane with a thread.

Easel type tutor

This type of plant tutoring is ideal for those areas where strong winds run. It consists of placing two supports for each plant, leaving it in the middle and joining the supports at their tips.

This should be done between 1.5 to 2 meters away from the planting, according to the needs of each crop.

Tutored Indian shop

This type of tutoring has its name because its shape is similar to the typical American Indian tents called Tipi.

It consists of burying the supports in the shape of circles, joining them all at the tip, which, in the end, should end up making a conical shape, placing the plant around the supports.

Material for the tutor

The elements used for plant tutoring must be strong enough to support the weight of the plant as it progresses in its maturation process - without forgetting that the crop must withstand the climatic conditions of the environment, such as winds and the rains-, but maintaining the softness to avoid mistreating the crop.

Given this, at Tesicol we create products that are capable of supporting these characteristics and we offer different references of Threads so that you can choose the one that best suits the type of tutor you choose.

The Tesicol Agroindustrial Thread allows you to obtain an inexpensive and very soft mooring. Made of non-twisted threads in 100% virgin polypropylene and presented in white.

The line of Cordeles offers you a strong and durable tie and hold, in different colors. Made of twisted threads in 100% virgin polypropylene.

Other different products in our catalog can contribute in different ways to the effective fulfillment of your objectives. If you want to know more, go to the products section on our website and learn about the properties of these materials that will undoubtedly be a great ally for your crops.

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