Evaluate the profitability of an Eclairvale in your orchard
cost of manual thinning vs. cost of mechanical thinning
The Eclairvale suits many kinds of fruit trees
Peach, nectarine, apricot, plum, organic apple, almond, pistachio... the Eclairvale can thin flowers and fruits.
The Eclairvale is the only machine in the world able to thin buds, flowers or small fruits.
With a 1.40m penetrating in the trees, it is efficient on various tree shapes including cone- and goblet-pruned.
Used on a plum fruit-wall at small-fruit stage, it has fully eliminated hand thinning in a customer's orchard in 2015, thus sparing 200 hours of labor per hectare.
On buds and flowers, the Eclairvale thins an hectare in less than half an hour...