The Well Planted Tree

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 […]

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How woodland trees grow

This post includes information about how site, climate, tree characteristics, and shade tolerance affect the growth and vigor of trees. Effect of site characteristics Site characteristics that affect tree growth include soil depth, texture, moisture, and fertility, along with topography. On the whole, deep soils are better for tree growth than shallow soils because they potentially have a greater nutrient […]

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