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Fruit Culture merit badge
Image:Fruit Culture.JPG
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: unavailable
Created: 1928 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1952 Replaced by:


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Fruit Culture is a discontinued merit badge. Fruit Culture was first offered in 1923 and was replaced by Fruit and Nut Growing in 1952.

Merit badge requirements

1. Prune a fruit tree and explain why such a pruning was done.
2. Make a plan for planting a 2-acre fuit orchard.
3. Prepare and demonstrate how to use the following apple or other fruit tree sprays:
(a) dormant spray
(b) bud spray
(c) calyx spray
4. Demonstrate how to grade and pack two kinds of fruit.
5. Explain requirements for planting and management of two kinds of small fruit.
6. Bud or graft two fruit trees
7. Demonstrate the propagation of grapes, strawberries and raspberries, and explain when and how to plant.

Boy Scout Requirements, ({{{1}}}) Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Handbook for Boys, 1948 Edition


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