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The most interesting method of managing old Bourbon trees is called Algovio. 2 or 3 main upright branches are left on the old trunk. They are bent over, either by tying them down with wire cables, or by literally "massaging" the branch into this position after the rains have come. Off each of these horizontals will come vertical new growth and 2-3 are allowed to remain. So a single trunk ends up with between 4 and 9 main verticals for coffee production.