Planting Trees

Planting Trees

According to the UC publication on Planting Landscape Trees:
"The performance of a landscape tree depends a great deal on how it is planted. Survival  after initial transplanting, rate of growth and establishment, root development, and many other factors can be improved by proper planting techniques. Topics to consider when planting include the size and shape of the planting hole, whether to add soil amendments or fertilizer, pruning, staking, mulching, and watering."
References:
  1. Planting Landscape TreesUCANR Publication 8046, 2001
  2. The California Backyard Orchard --Preparation and PlantingUCANR, 2021
  3. Problems with Planting TreesThe Garden Professors, 2009
  4. Planting Trees and ShrubsWashington State University, 2015
  5. Getting Fruit Trees off to a Great StartYouTube UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County, 2021

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