Normally it takes about 2 or 3 months to get a plant started on being established but a year or more to really get some good, extensive roots established so it is more resilient.
It is difficult to describe proper soil moisture. Basically the plants need to get a good soaking and then be allowed to dry out a little before watering again. Both drought and soggy wet conditions are very damaging to the roots.
If the damage was too severe, and a tree that has turned completely brown indicates very severe damage, it may not recover. Otherwise it should be able to pull out of it with proper watering and care.
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