4 Reasons to Plant Trees in the Fall
Everyone focuses on spring—but there are some serious benefits to planting in cooler weather.
Think you have to wait for warmer weather to start planting? Think you can't plant trees In the Fall? Think again. Fall is a prime time to get planting, especially when it comes to trees and containerized seedlings. From less maintenance to better root growth to more optimal growth time come spring, these next few weeks are ideal for getting your hands dirty.
You’ll have better root growth—and a better chance at a healthy tree
You won’t have to spend as much time on maintenance
You’ll free yourself up for “prime time”
Dormancy is a safter time to plant
Trees begin to go dormant during the fall and winter. The growing processes have slowed down, and the trees are using less energy to produce leaves and new growth. Therefore, there is less chance for trees to die if planted during the dormant season. This is of course if they were planted correctly to start with.
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