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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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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
I have some young peach trees I want to start training.
Brian M on May 22, 2017
These limb spreaders are convenient when training young Trees in a backyard setting. They do the job and their bright color helps remind you not to leave them there so long that you damage the tree. They can be re used over and over, though they may eventually crack or break from weather.
Debbie on Feb 18, 2017
I have some young peach trees I want to start training.
Brian M on May 22, 2017
To help the young trees in the orchard!!
Sandra B on Mar 12, 2017
These limb spreaders are convenient when training young Trees in a backyard setting. They do the job and their bright color helps remind you not to leave them there so long that you damage the tree. They can be re used over and over, though they may eventually crack or break from weather.
Debbie on Feb 18, 2017
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
To help the young trees in the orchard!!
Sandra B on Mar 12, 2017
I have used them before and they work well for apple trees.
William L on Nov 30, 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
1 year 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
over 2 years 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
over 2 years 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
1 year 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
11 months ago
Use these each and every year!
These are the best spreaders I've been able to find. They stay in the trees, in place, all season long, and are easy to sterilize with bleach and reuse. Worth having to direct the growth of maturing fruit trees!
August 6, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
They work
I ordered several sizes that all work fine. Fast delivery. Thanks
May 20, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Useful but not sturdy
These limb spreaders work well, but I snapped the first one of them when placing. Using a much more gentle touch I had no problem.
May 20, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Limb spreaders
I have found that these limb spreaders last for only one year. The tips break easily.
August 6, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
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