The Bloom Bandit is a lightweight, battery operated and handheld for targeted operation. It's rugged design is built for multi-year use. The Bloom Bandit works in apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and cherries.
The Bloom Bandit can be used in all tree architectures and orchard systems. It can reach up to 10 feet and used from the ground or orchard platform.
It's not weather dependent like chemical thinners. For organic production it's perfect.
The targeted machine takes whatever percentage of bloom you want and from anywhere on the tree. It saves money and reduces labor.
In pome and stone fruit, it reduces hand blossom and/or green fruit thinning which saves labor costs 60-65%.
With sweet cherries, to get the size and quality the market demands thin at bloom for best results. With blossom thinning shift your size distribution curve.