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How to plant a fruit tree

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How to plant a fruit tree

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Here's a quick spring garden project I just finished filming.

 

Planting a fruit tree the right way.

 

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Re: How to plant a fruit tree

@Adam_W,

 

Great stuff, many thanks for sharing. I've moved your post so it can be more easily found by community members. I'm sure some will also have questions for you.

 

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Re: How to plant a fruit tree

Great tips! Many thanks Adam.
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Re: How to plant a fruit tree

That was really helpful, thanks @Adam_W!  I've got a few fruit trees to plant in the garden of our new house with the kids, which I haven't done before, so this advice is excellent.  I appreciate your presentation style - very easy to understand!

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Re: How to plant a fruit tree

Looks like I have been doing the wrong thing compressing the soil too much.

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Re: How to plant a fruit tree

Yes, that's a logigical & easy mistake to make @AHoy
People often compress the soil with the aim of stabilising the young tree but ironically in the long term it has the opposite effect - the compressed soil is harder for new roots to establish in & it's the roots that provide real stability.

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