Complete Definition of "espalier"

English
Image:Espalier fruit tree at Standen, West Sussex, England May 2006.JPG|thumb|right|Espaliered fruit tree.
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Pronunciation
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A horticultural technique using pruning and shaping to train the branches of a tree or shrub into a two-dimensional ornamental design, as along a wall or fence.
  2. A plant that has been shaped in this manner.

Verb
en-verb

  1. To train a plant in this manner.

See also
topiary

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