The Well Planted Tree

well planted tree drawing

A document produced by Krystal Schaufler, Doug Courneya, Gary Johnson, Jeff Gillman, Patrick Weicherding, Carole Kinion Copeland

Click to view document as a PDF: The Well Planted Tree

This document touches on the following tree planting topics:

  • How to plant containerized trees
  • How to care for a new tree
  • What happens if a tree is planted too deep?
  • What are stem girdling roots (SGRs)?
  • How to pick a quality tree
  • How to determine the correct planting depth
  • How to prepare the site to plant a tree
  • How to plant balled and burlapped trees


containerized tree
A containerized tree

Emily Hanson deals with natural resources of urban areas. She is based in St. Paul.

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