What fruit trees to plant in the fall
Autumn – the optimal time of planting seedlings with open root system or bare-root. The time of planting without reference to the climatic zones – from the moment of dropping of the foliage in a natural way to freezing of the soil. Buying seedlings with the foliage, immediately tear off all the leaves to reduce moisture loss and drying of the seedling.
In the fall a good to plant hardy varieties of Apple trees, pear trees, cherry trees, currant bushes, gooseberry, raspberry. The root system has a period of rest, and the spring seedlings will have time to settle down. If you are not able to plant seedlings to frosts, send them before the spring in the basement, wrapping the roots in a plastic bag with a small amount of sawdust or sand. Or pricopie why dig a groove depth of 30-40 cm deeper to the North, in which is placed the seedlings foliage to the South and sprinkle loose soil to the tips of the branches. Prikope seedlings are stored until the complete thawing of the earth in spring.
What fruit trees to plant in the spring
Trees with an open root system is non-frost resistant (to include some varieties of Apple and pear, heat-loving apricots, peaches and cherries, some varieties of plums and cherries) are best planted in the spring. Pits for spring planting is better to prepare in the autumn. Then planting seedlings you start immediately after thawing of the earth until the soil is saturated with moisture. The period ends spring tree planting with the appearance of the first leaves.
The basic rule of planting – the sooner you plant, the easier it adapts the sapling and more likely that well-accustomed.
In high humidity conditions planted a tree on the mounds prepared ahead of time in the fall. Planting them is definitely spring.
Time of planting seedlings with closed system and in containers
The timing of the planting with a clod of earth (closed root system) are more stretched. Spring planting time is extended until the onset of the hot days, if the planting carried out in cloudy weather, and the crown of seedlings with leaves to shade, donning a white gauze.
Seedlings with closed root system need abundant watering during the month after planting.
In the autumn of seedlings with a lump of land can be planted as soon as the heat subsides, without waiting for the dropping of the foliage. Seedlings will need watering and shading. Another option is to cut the leaves on a tree. Planting dates last fall before the frost.
The timing of tree planting in containers from early spring to late autumn. In hot, dry days from planting it is better to abstain. The crown is planted with fruit trees shade seedlings regularly watered.