Apples in the back yard along fence. How to Espalier Fruit Trees . one of the easiest ways to include fruit trees in a small space garden and maximise your yield. Fruit grows on horizontal branches, leaves grow on verticals!
Trees for small gardens: Fagus sylvatica Atropurpurea Group, copper beech (pyökki), is a large tree, but it can be pleached to provide a screen. Tie in young stems to form a framework, then trim annually. Photo by Sarah Cuttle.