Make Sure Your New Trees Thrive

After being planted (carefully), the single most important need of a newly-planted tree is to receive adequate moisture. WATER MUST BE CONCENTRATED ON THE EXISTING ROOTBALL SEASONAL CONSIDERATIONS These recommendations assume the trees are planted correctly into sites with gooddrainage.

Estimating mature tree diameter

For the trees we commonly grow, there is a wealth of information available which can provide estimates of mature height and, maybe, spread; but rarely is information offered about expected trunk diameter. Forestry texts will give estimates for forest-grown trees. However, these figures are unlikely to be representative of trees Read more…