Fertlization - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by Z1nowar
September 26, 2010
Today, I planted 2 Hachiya Persimmon trees, and one Elberta peach tree. Should I start a fertlization program with them? How and what should I fertilize them with? How frequent? Thanks!


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Answer from NGA
September 26, 2010

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Your new trees won't need feeding until next spring. When new growth begins you can broadcast a slow release granular fertilizer such as a 5-10-10 beneath the canopy of the tree and scratch it into the soil with a rake. The amount you use will depend upon the size of the tree so follow the recommendations on the fertilizer label. Best wishes with your new trees.

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