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gobelet

The very old education system is available under different names such as Albarello, Basket Training, Bäumchen, Bock education, Busch, Bush Vines, En vaso, Goblet and Vase. It was already in the antiquity invented by the Greeks and adopted by the Romans. It is a special form of head education, The vines are tied up in the classic form without any support (wires, frame or the like) or tied to single posts, so that a cup-like shape is created (gobelet = cup or cup) or crawled on the ground. The relatively short ones are typical vines with a spherical head that is large depending on age, usually only about 20 to 40 centimeters above the ground.

There are two to a maximum of five well distributed around the head Kordone (Thighs) with a cone each with two to three on it eyes, Cordons that have become too long are pruning rejuvenated. The vines are either given a short stake as a support, or the summer shoots can be carried by tying them together. In particularly dry areas of France or Italy, the shoots for shading the soil are allowed to spread unhindered on all sides.

Gobelet - Gobelet system, bush education in South Africa, bush education in Egypt

The green shoots cut from short spigot will be during the growth cycle more often gewipfelt so they don't get too long. The Gobelet system is particularly suitable for weak vines in dry or hot, low-rain climate, The system is still used mainly in the Mediterranean today. It is used in the countries Egypt. France (a third of all vineyards), Italy. Lebanon. Spain. Turkey. Syria and Cyprus (Picture below) as well as partly overseas Australia and South Africa, See lists below training system (Systems) and Weingarten Care (Activities).

Gobelet - bush education in Limassol in Cyprus

Gobelet scheme: By Bauer Karl - Own work , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link
Egypt: By Andrew Teubes, CC BY-SA 2.0 , Link
Cyprus: Zambartas Winery - Limassol

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