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head education

Term for an educational system in which one year over and over again at the end of the tribe shoots be cut. As a result, the end of the trunk is increasingly reinforced and has a head-like appearance. Without a support structure, a bush shape results after the shoots have grown out. There is a head education with the trellis educations with different bow sections (Flat, half, pendulum and full bow), as well Bock section and gobelet, That already in the antiquity The system used is suitable for weak vines in low-precipitation areas and is now practiced mainly in the Mediterranean. The green shoots are grown during the growth cycle multiple times gewipfelt in order not to let it get too long. See also lists below training system (Systems) and Weingarten Care (Activities).

Head training - schematic drawing and vine in bush form
Left: Von Weinbau-Lexikon 1930, Karl Müller, Freiburg, P. Parey Verlag, GFDL 1.2 , Link
Right: By Andrew Teubes, CC BY-SA 2.0 , link

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