Planted an apple tree today !

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missmoneypenny

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Planted an apple tree today !
« on: March 22, 2018, 19:59 »
 :). Itís an Ellisonís orange. Anyone else got one?
Also, should I mulch around the trunk to reduce weed growth? Any other tips for a newbie? Thanks.

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Re: Planted an apple tree today !
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2018, 20:21 »
Mulching to stop weed growth is a good idea, but avoid direct contact with the bottom of the stem, to avoid rot or above surface root formation.
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Re: Planted an apple tree today !
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2018, 21:34 »
Thanks, thatís good advice.



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