Boisselet inter vine cultivator
Specialists in viticultural equipment since 1836, the French company Boisselet design and manufacture a full range of machinery for working the soil between line-grown crops within both viticulture and horticulture. The Boisselet intervine tools provide powerful yet sensitive clearance of weeds and are a popular alternative to chemical control.
The interchangeable tools in Boisselet’s range of equipment are designed to easily fit on the all purpose expandable frames depending on the required operation throughout the seasons, and can be used in conjunction with each other to create the desired tillage results in individual soil conditions. The working tools can be fitted to either one side or both sides of the frame for vine cultivations, and also on the inner bars for in-row cultivations.
At Vitifruit Equipment we have a range of Boisselet attachments for hire throughout the year and work directly with Boisselet for UK sales. Listed here are some of the products we have found to be both the most suitable for UK vineyards and most popular with UK vine growers.
Boisselet expandable frames: 3 point attachment to linkage in size options of Short, Medium and Long.
Servo Motor: The sensitive and flexible motor for powering intervine attachments.
Discs: Smooth and crenelated, can be orientated to face left or right depending on fixture point on frame.
Cutmatic: Flat blade for intervine hoeing of the surface soil.
Filmatic strimmer: An effective rotary intervine strimmer head for taller and stronger weed removal. Strimmer cords are easily interchanged without removing the head.
Petalmatic: Rotary intervine tool for lightly unearthing around vines (without creating a plough pan) and removal of light weeds.
Starmatic: Rotary intervine tool for deeper unearthing and hoeing without moving much soil and quick working of stony, heavily weeded, or long-term uncultivated vine rows.
Bud rubber: Mechanical cleaning around the foot of the vines. Removing young buds, cleaning off old bark and moss with any parasites they may harbour. It will also whisk away weeds growing close to the base of the vines.
Subsoiler legs: Can be used in row or next to vines to decompact soil. Several legs can be attached across the frame to decompact a row in one pass.
Mower: Intervine mower for the control of grass growth between vines, hydraulic reaction with a servomotor and sensor bar.
For any further information on individual Boisselet products for hire, sale, or demonstration, please don’t hesitate to contact Vitifruit Equipment.