How to care for a newly planted tree

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Fertilizing generally is not necessary until the tree begins recovering from the shock of transplanting and establishes itself in its new home. This usually takes at least a year to occur, but in some instances, the tree may need some fertilization. Some practical guidelines for newly planted trees: Mulching is highly beneficial to your newly planted tree Watering is key … Read More

What is tree wrap and why is it used?

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Tree wrap is usually reserved for thin-barked trees, exposed trees, or trees in danger of rodent and mammal feeding. Consult an arborist to determine if trunk wrap is needed. Tree wrap should only be used when necessary. If you do use trunk wrap, use one made of new, synthetic materials. They generally work better and are designed to avoid girdling … Read More

Should I have my tree staked?

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Staking newly planted trees done to prevent wind rock and movement of the roots. Movement can tear new roots, slowing down establishment. A newly planted tree will take a couple of years to anchor itself firmly in the soil. If your tress needs to be staked, it will depend on how exposed or unstable your new tree is. Guys or … Read More

Tips for Successful Tree Transplanting

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Transplanting is not successful until the tree returns to a normal growth rate. This transplant recovery period normally takes three years, but may range from 2-8 years. To get the most satisfactory performance from trees, attention must be given to planting details. Your best option is to rely on the expertise of a tree care company. They know the proper … Read More

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