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Improve your tree’s structural form. Spreading limbs opens up a tree’s canopy to allow for more light and air circulation. This promotes tree health and increases fruit size and quality. Gently wedge these lightweight, sturdy plastic limb spreaders between a tree’s young, pliable branches and its trunk to encourage wider, stronger branch angles (about 45 degrees from vertical). A great investment — reuse year after year! We suggest using 6" and 9" spreaders for stone fruit trees like cherries, peaches, and plums and 9" and 12" spreaders for fruit trees like apples and pears.

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Stark Bro's Store
I have used them before and they work well for apple trees.
William L on Nov 30, 2016
These are really handy to spread the limbs out so more sunlight can enter.
JAMES W on Jun 3, 2016
I have used them before and they work well for apple trees.
William L on Nov 30, 2016
want to shape my apple trees
eileen b on Oct 17, 2016
These are really handy to spread the limbs out so more sunlight can enter.
JAMES W on Jun 3, 2016
branches grow up need to get the angle off the main stem closer to a 90 angle
steven w on May 16, 2016
I have used these before - they improve fruit production
Michael V on Apr 1, 2016
i read an article in The Progressive Farmer
Jenny W on Mar 31, 2016
Advice of friend who pruned
Evona J on Mar 12, 2016
want to shape my apple trees
eileen b on Oct 17, 2016
branches grow up need to get the angle off the main stem closer to a 90 angle
steven w on May 16, 2016
Where are the limb spreaders made?
Adam J on Aug 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: These limb spreaders are made in the USA (Traverse City, MI).

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Spreaders
Spreaders of different lengths work well...only concern is the v shape ends break very easily. I have purchased spreaders before and will again. Oh, cost is reasonable.

Thank you,
Bill Snothetly
March 12, 2016
Purchased
9 months ago
A great product for many uses
I have decorative specimens and ornamentals throughout my yard that respond to the limb spreaders as shape develops. I also use this product to achieve seperation and protection on my beech tree.

Thank you Stark Brothers for offering the spreaders that were almost impossible to find. Previously I had to make my own spreaders .
May 4, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Limb spreaders
I highly recommend this product. The price and quality and ease of use is outstanding.
July 6, 2016
Purchased
5 months ago
They work
I ordered several sizes that all work fine. Fast delivery. Thanks
May 20, 2016
Purchased
7 months ago
So so
Several of the "y" ends broke at the base on my spreaders so I no longer had a y that catches & holds the branch. The material should be thicker to withstand the pressure of wind, etc on the tree.
May 18, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
No issues
I've been using these on my 50+ fruit trees in my home orchard for 3 seasons now with no issue. They are very durable and stay on my trees for the whole season through most weather.

I would buy these again.
May 13, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Nothing like homegrown fruit.
It is very important that apple trees, especially young ones, get a lot of light and wind breezes through their limbs in order to mature into great fruit producers. This is accomplished by three activities: (1) planting in correct location, (2) pruning, and (3) using leaf spreaders.

My young apple tree is turning three years old and should start producing a limited crop this year. Last year it had blossoms but a late frost prevented their development. Also note that feeding it some soil enhancer is equally important.
March 13, 2016
Purchased
9 months ago
Limb Spreaders
Really love these. Glad I ordered all 3 sizes. We'll see how they weather the winter.
November 20, 2016
Purchased
1 month ago
Limb Spreaders
Great product. Quick and easy to put in place and, so far, have remained in place, unlike various options I have tried to make myself.
May 21, 2016
Purchased
7 months ago
Perfect
This is exactly what I was looking for, quick shipping too! Thanks.
September 20, 2016
Purchased
2 months ago
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