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Name: Lee-Roy
Bilzen, Belgium (Zone 8a)
Irises Lilies Hostas Ferns Composter Region: Belgium
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Jul 25, 2019 5:59 PM CST
The only thing I'd add is to root wash your trees. Remove ALL planting medium, both in potted and B&B trees to inspect the root system. Defects inside are invisible, but slow killers. Also this medium will never be 100% the same as your native soil, impeding tree establishment even further.

Tip: roots need to radiate from the trunk like spokes on a wheel

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