Watering is a key part of tree care.  Requirements vary depending on the tree variety and climate but there are some general guidelines you can follow.

  • Always water your tree or shrub directly after planting

  • Continue to water during summer and dry seasons during the first two years after planting to help speed root establishment

  • After two years your tree and root system should be well established and self-sufficient but consider watering in heightened conditions

  • Be careful not to over-water your tree, usually 30 seconds with a steady stream of water from a garden hose with diffuser is sufficient

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