espalier

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a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat

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Espaliering a tree is simply training branches to grow in either vertical, horizontal or diagonal lines.
But there's nothing scary about espaliering," insists Gary Jones of Hortus nursery in Pasadena.
Besides the purely practical and economic benefits, espaliering is also an art rather like bonsai.