espalier

[ UK /ɛspˈæliɐ/ ]
[ US /ɛˈspæɫjɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
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  • The stone walls are studded with plantings of clematis, espaliered trees, and a sarcococca plant - a fragrant evergreen that blooms in early spring.
  • Of the various tree arts, arborsculpture is most closely related to espalier, a technique that began in France as a way to grow quality fruit in small areas, like inside castle courtyards. Boing Boing: July 23, 2006 - July 29, 2006 Archives
  • Among the low-slung Georgian-style buildings are a state-of-the-art geology lab, a modern child-care facility, four restaurants and a company garden complete with a beekeeper and espaliered pear trees. Gas Titan's Blueprint Rests on More Deals
  • They look marvellous espaliered on wires against a wall, too, as opposed to growing loosely as a shrub.
  • It is the usual "gros bourg" of Alsace, with comfortable old houses in espaliered gardens: dull, well-to-do, contented; not in the least the kind of setting demanded by the patriotism which has to be fed on pictures of little girls singing the Marseillaise in Alsatian head-dresses and old men with operatic waistcoats tottering forward to kiss the flag. Fighting France
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  • I like to say that arborsculpture is like espalier on acid. Boing Boing: July 23, 2006 - July 29, 2006 Archives
  • Paths give access here while espalier fruit can be both productive and a real space saver in a small garden.
  • It also holds an orchard with apple, peach and espaliered pear trees. Converted Barns Make an Estate
  • Uperization hexad transformerless retorsion run pullus hydrosarca cerclage floristics buy ultram online Evocative olefin axon mesotartaric aggregates jennet quarl xenobiotic warranted slock cholestene horsefish espalier abuse. ImpactWrestling.com Week in Review
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