Thin out your current season fruiting wood. Don't head, keep a full crop, without shading?
Year 2: Cut through the leaf scar between the new seasons growth and the new spurred fruiting wood.
Year 3: Lateral extension from main branch.
Long branch to carry the crop load, light on the ground.
New lateral break from one year old wood year 2-3.
Two flower sets, spurred wood first with a gap of 10 to 12 days for current seasons wood.
Plenty of fruit to thin, remove the rubbish, thin one fruit per fruit spur.
Great team work from the seasonal workers.
Balanced crop loading with minimal shading from new growth.
How to increase your crop size by 5mm and crop loading by 70%.